Football is the most famous disciplinein the world. Demand huge. Millions of fans follow games of idols. Demand growing constantly.
Of course for the specified sport you can make bets at bookmakers. Shortly tell development of football.
Development of game
Football appeared in antiquity. Disciplines with a ball were popular among citizens of many countries. They were used in:
• Ancient China;
• Ancient Greece;
• Ancient Rome.
Italians developed discipline. In the 16th century they created the game “Calcio”. With the development of trade relations, it came to England. Interest in sport formed instantly. By Popularity “Calcio” surpassed cricket.
Popularity among viewers appeared not by chance. Discipline impressed with its dynamics. Passion on the field were significant. This allowed norms of football:
1. 2 squads.
2. 25 people each.
3. 15 forwards.
4. Permission to fistfights.
English made their norms. At first discipline wasn’t standardized. In some places allowed to throw projectile with hands, in others forbidden.
The Starting attempt to unification occurred in 1846. Conditions demanded momentary response. Representatives from different colleges entered the field on the field as part of the tournament. Each athlete acted in accordance with known to himnorms. Result did not inspire positive development of events. However, athletes were fix a common set of rules.
Starting unification became positive. Participation public intensified. As a result in Great Britain there was the first specialized club. Team named “Sheffield”. It happened in 1857.
In 1863 appeared The Football Association of England. Organization quickly created a standard code of norms games.
Over time discipline improved. Created requirements for the field. Standardized dimensions of the gate.
Important year became 1871. Then originated the FA Cup. Championship – oldest in the world.
1891 – time appearances in discipline penalty. However, from modern specified standard is. Now take penalties from fixed spot. Earlier penetration was done from the line.
Discipline evolved. Interest grew. As a result in the 1880s, the number of clubs exceeded 100 pieces. In society began to appear speculations. Many players felt that a number of rosters pay members salary. In those days sports could be exclusively amateur. As a result norms changed. They introduced a clause prohibiting players to receive remuneration.
Began wave slander. Lineups wrote accusations against each other. Some clubs left the league. Later norm postponed.
Football in other countries of the world
Development of trade relations accelerated penetration of football to other countries. Following the results game started regulated at the supranational level. FIFA originated in beginning of the last century. At the start organization consisted of 7 countries.
Standard requirements clothing did not exist. Players was required to wear:
• hat or top hat;
• long stockings;
Normal entered later. Initially footballers played without license plates. They appeared only in 1939.
First international tournament held in 1900. Discipline included to the Olympic Games. Participated only 3 teams.
The heyday of the sport occurred in the middle of the last century. On the planet started playing high class stars.