Football is the most popular gamein the world. Demand massive. Millions of people watch games of favorite teams. Demand rising planned.
Of course for this discipline you can make bets at bookmakers. Shortly introduce development of football.
Development of game
Football appeared several centuries BC. Disciplines with a ball in demand among citizens of different states. They were used in:
• Asian countries;
• Ancient Greece;
• Ancient Rome.
Italians developed sport. During the Middle Ages they introduced to the world the game "Calcio". With the development of trade relations, it came to England. Love in discipline formed instantly. By Popularity "Calcio" surpassed cricket.
Interest among viewers appeared not by chance. Discipline captivated with its dynamics. Passion on the court occurred serious. This permitted norms of football:
1. 2 teams.
2. 25 athletes each.
3. 15 offensive players.
4. Right to fistfights.
Inhabitants of Foggy Albion made their rules. At first discipline wasn't standardized. In some places allowed to throw ball with hands, in others it was forbidden.
The first attempt to unification occurred in 1846. Cases wanted immediate response. Representatives from several colleges entered the field on the field during the competition. Each athlete worked in accordance with known to himnorms. Result did not inspire optimism. However, athletes were create a common set of rules.
First unification turned out positive. Participation viewers intensified. According to the results in England there was the first specialized club. Roster renamed "Sheffield". It happened in 1857.
After 6 years appeared The Football Association of England. It immediately adopted a standard set of norms of football.
Gradually discipline developed. Created requirements for the stadium. Approved dimensions of the gate.
Important year is 1871. Then appeared the FA Cup. Tournament - oldest in the class.
1891 - year appearances in football kick from 11 meters. However, from modern this strike different. Now shoot penalties from point. Earlier penetration was done from the line.
Discipline evolved. Interest grew. As a result in the 1880s, the number of teams passed over a hundred. In society began arise rumors. Many athletes felt that certain teams pay members incentives. In those days sports could be only amateur. According to the results norms changed. They introduced a clause prohibiting players have a salary.
Began wave denunciations. Teams accused each other. Some clubs left the championship. After time norm postponed.
Development of trade relations accelerated penetration of football to other countries. As a result sport started regulated at the supranational level. FIFA appeared in 1904. At the start organization included 7 countries.
Standard norms on equipment was. Players required to wear:
• hat or top hat;
• elongated stockings;
Normal entered later. Initially footballers played without license plates. Notation arose only in 1939.
Starting international tournament took place at the beginning of the last century. Discipline included to the Olympic Games. Participated total 3 teams.
The heyday of the sport occurred in the 1950. In the world started playing Pele, Yashin and other players.