Football is the most famous gameon the planet. Interest huge. Millions of people follow games of idols. Attention rising planned.
Of course for the specified sport can make a bet at bookmakers. Quickly tell development of football.
Development of discipline
Football appeared several centuries BC. Games with a ball in demand among inhabitants of many states. They were used in:
• Asian countries;
• Ancient Greece;
• on the Apennines.
Inhabitants of Italy improved discipline. In the 16th century they created the game “Calcio”. With the growth trade, it came to the United Kingdom. Love in discipline formed instantly. By Level of Interest “Calcio” surpassed cricket.
Interest among viewers appeared naturally. Game captivated with its dynamism. Battles on the court occurred significant. Such a scenario allowed rules of football:
1. 2 squads.
2. 25 people each.
3. 15 offensive players.
4. Permission to fistfights.
English created their norms. At first discipline wasn’t standardized. In some places allowed to throw projectile with hands, in others it was forbidden.
The Starting attempt to standardization occurred in 1846. Conditions demanded immediate response. players from different colleges entered the field on the field during the competition. Each player acted in accordance with known to himnorms. Outcome did not inspire optimism. However, athletes were create a common set of rules.
Starting unification turned out positive. Attention public increased. According to the results in Great Britain formed the first special club. Team renamed “Sheffield”. It happened in 1857.
After 6 years appeared The Football Association of England. Organization immediately adopted a single code of rules of football.
Gradually the game developed. Created requirements for the field. Approved dimensions of the gate.
Significant time is 1871. At that time appeared the FA Cup. Tournament – oldest in the world.
1891 – year appearances in discipline penalty. However, from modern specified strike is. Today shoot penalties from fixed spot. Earlier penetration was done from the line.
Game improved. Love grew. According to the results in the 1880s, the number of teams passed over a hundred. Among the public began arise rumors. Some players felt that a number of rosters pay members incentives. In those days sports could be exclusively amateur. As a result rules changed. They introduced a clause prohibiting athletes to receive remuneration.
Began wave denunciations. Teams accused each other. Some clubs left the league. After time norm postponed.
Football in other countries of the world
Development of trade relations accelerated penetration of discipline to Europe. Following the results game started regulated at the supranational level. FIFA appeared in beginning of the last century. At the start association consisted of 7 countries.
Unified requirements on equipment did not exist. Players was required to wear:
• hat or top hat;
• elongated stockings;
Normal entered later. Initially athletes played without numbers. They arose only in 1939.
Starting international championship took place at the beginning of the last century. Football added to the Olympiad. Participated total England, France, Belgium.
The heyday of the sport occurred in the middle of the last century. In the world started playing Pele, Yashin and other players.