TOPIC: "History of soccer"
Soccer is considered on international pastime. It is played in several towns, cities and countries and more than any other sport in the world.
Millions of people share the passion for this sport.
In the late 1800s a man by the name of William Mc Gregor introduced the FA Cup and international matches. The earliest forms of soccer were played three centuries ago and quite rapidly evolved.
It is the widely played team game in the world and the most popular spectator sport, followed by hundreds of fans.
The basics objective of the game is for one team to forced the ball by kicking or using the head, and score a goal. The game is played in two 45 minutes halves. The team scoring the most goal wins the game.
On May 21,1904 seven countries formed an organization called Federation Internationale de football Association(FIFA).The countries of France, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland assembled FIFA in order to distinguish it from "Union Football" .
The World Cup is a tournament involving 36 teams. The atmosphere surrounding this tournament is tremendous. The tournament is held every four years, with the Olympics in between.
The first World Cup was held in Uruguay in 1930.Thirteen teams competed and that was the first World Cup.
In 1994 the USA welcomed the world by staging the World Cup for the first time.World Cup USA is heralded as the best World Cup ever.
The most successful World Cup team is Brazil. Brazil has won the tournament many times ,more than any other team.Italy has won the tournament four times, the last in the 2006.