Football is the most famous gamein the world. Interest huge. Millions of people follow matches of idols. Demand growing constantly.
Of course for the specified sport can make a bet at bookmakers. Shortly introduce history of football.
Development of discipline
Football originated several centuries BC. Games with a ball in demand among inhabitants of different countries. They were applied in:
• Ancient China;
• Ancient Greece;
• on the Apennines.
Italians developed discipline. During the Middle Ages they introduced to the world the game "Calcio". With the growth trade, it came to England. Love in sport formed instantly. By Level of Interest "Calcio" surpassed cricket.
Interest public appeared naturally. Discipline impressed with its dynamics. Passion on the field occurred serious. This allowed rules of football:
1. 2 teams.
2. 25 people each.
3. 15 forwards.
4. Right to fight.
English created their rules. At first discipline didn't unify. In some places allowed to throw ball with hands, in others it was forbidden.
The first attempt to standardization occurred in 1846. Conditions demanded immediate response. Representatives from several colleges entered the field on the field as part of the tournament. Each player worked in accordance with acceptednorms. Outcome did not inspire optimism. However, players were create a common regulations.
Starting unification turned out positive. Participation public increased. As a result in Great Britain formed the first special club. Roster named "Sheffield". It happened in 1857.
In 1863 formed The Football Association of England. It quickly adopted a standard set of rules of football.
Over time discipline developed. Created requirements for the field. Standardized dimensions of the gate.
Significant time became 1871. At that time originated the FA Cup. Tournament - oldest in the world.
1891 - time appearances in football penalty. However, from modern specified strike different. Now take penalties from point. Earlier penetration was done from the line.
Game evolved. Interest grew. As a result in the 1880s, the number of teams passed over a hundred. In society began to appear rumors. Many players felt that certain teams pay members salary. At that time sports could be exclusively amateur. According to the results rules changed. They added a clause prohibiting players to receive remuneration.
Began sequence slander. Lineups accused each other. Some clubs left the championship. After time norm postponed.
Development of trade relations accelerated penetration of discipline to other countries. As a result sport started regulated at the supranational level. FIFA appeared in beginning of the last century. At first association included 7 countries.
Unified norms clothing did not exist. Football Players required to wear:
• long stockings;
Standard entered later. For the first time athletes played without license plates. They appeared only in 1939.
First international championship took place at the beginning of the last century. Football included to the Olympiad. Participated only 3 teams.
Football flourished in the middle of the last century. On the planet started playing Pele, Yashin and other players.