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Soccer . History of Soccer. Soccer is one of the most popular sports in Europe and the Americas. . modern soccer started in England. King Edward III banned soccer in 1365 owing to the growing incidents of violence and military indulgence in the sport. Modern History of Soccer.

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History of soccer
History of Soccer

  • Soccer is one of the most popular sports in Europe and the Americas.


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  • King Edward III banned soccer in 1365 owing to the growing incidents of violence and military indulgence in the sport.


Modern history of soccer
Modern History of Soccer

  • 1815, a major development took place that made soccer popular in Universities, Colleges and Schools.


Interesting facts about soccer
Interesting Facts About Soccer

  • Soccer is called football in practically every country except the US and Canada is the first cool soccer fact.


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  • Soccer is distinguished from rugby and American/Canadian football in that it is primarily played with the feet. Touching the ball with hands is not allowed.


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  • Soccer fun facts continue with Soccer being originally called association football. "Soccer" is a corruption of "assoc" which is derived in turn from "association" and the English people tending to shorten their words


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  • The University of North Carolina has won an incredible 16 national championships in women's soccer since the first US college tournament in 1982 as facts about soccer continue.


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  • Cool soccer facts include the World Cup being the biggest soccer tournament in the world. It is held every four years in a different host country.


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  • Fun soccer fact is that United States Major League Soccer made its debut in 1996, shortly after the wildly successful 1994 World Cup was hosted by the United States.


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  • The Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA) made its debut in 2001.


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  • United States has more official soccer players than any other nation in the world - almost 18 million.


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  • 20 red cards were shown during a 1993 game between SportivoAmeliano and General Caballero in Paraguay making this a very funny soccer fact.


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  • ASEC Abidjan of Cote D'Ivoire went unbeaten for 108 games between 1989 and 1994.


Law of soccer
Law of Soccer

  • Law 1: The Field of Play


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  • Law 2: The Soccer Ball


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  • Law 3: The Number of Players


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  • Law 4: The Players' Equipment


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  • Law 6: The Assistant Referee


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  • Law 7: The Duration of the Match


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  • Law 8: The Start and Restart of Play


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  • Law 9: The Ball in and out of Play