Football is the most popular disciplineon the planet. Interest huge. Millions of fans follow matches of idols. Demand rising constantly.
Of course for the specified sport can make a bet at bookmakers. Shortly tell history of football.
Development of game
Football originated in antiquity. Disciplines with a ball were popular among inhabitants of different states. They were applied in:
• Asian countries;
• Ancient Greece;
• on the Apennines.
Inhabitants of Italy developed discipline. In the 16th century they introduced to the world the game "Calcio". With the growth trade, it came to England. Interest in sport formed instantly. By Level of Interest "Calcio" surpassed cricket.
Interest among viewers appeared naturally. Discipline impressed with its dynamics. Passion on the field occurred significant. This permitted norms of football:
1. 2 teams.
2. 25 athletes each.
3. 15 offensive players.
4. Right to fistfights.
English made their norms. At first game didn't unify. In some places allowed to throw ball with hands, in others forbidden.
The Starting attempt to unification was made in 1846. Conditions wanted momentary response. Representatives from several colleges entered the field on the field as part of the tournament. Each player acted in accordance with known to himnorms. Outcome did not inspire positive development of events. However, athletes managed to create a common regulations.
First unification turned out positive. Participation viewers increased. According to the results in Great Britain formed the first special club. Roster named "Sheffield". It happened in 1857.
In 1863 appeared The Football Association of England. It immediately adopted a standard code of norms games.
Gradually the game improved. Created conditions for the field. Standardized dimensions of the gate.
Important year is 1871. At that time appeared the FA Cup. Championship - oldest in the class.
1891 - time appearances in discipline penalty. However, from modern this strike different. Now take penalties from fixed spot. Earlier penetration was done from the line.
Game evolved. Interest grew. As a result in the 1880s, the number of clubs exceeded 100 pieces. In society began appear rumors. Many players felt that a number of rosters give players incentives. At that time disciplines could be only amateur. As a result norms changed. They introduced a clause prohibiting players have a salary.
Started wave slander. Lineups accused each other. Some clubs left the championship. After time requirement postponed.
Growth of trade increased penetration of discipline to Europe. As a result sport started regulated at the supranational level. FIFA originated in beginning of the last century. At the start association consisted of 7 countries.
Standard requirements on equipment did not exist. Players was required to wear:
• elongated stockings;
Standard entered later. For the first time athletes played without license plates. Notation arose only in 1939.
Starting international tournament held in 1900. Football added to the Olympiad. Participated total 3 teams.
The heyday of the sport occurred in the middle of the last century. On the planet started playing Pele, Yashin and other players.