Association football: The most loved game in the world


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Football is a game that generally revolves around a ball and two teams. There are many types of football that are being played around the world. America has its type of football. There is an international version, and an American variant of football and rugby. The most influential game is the one that is played around the world, most of the world know it as football, while many others know it as soccer.

Soccer, also known as association football or just football, is a team game that is played using a spherical ball with two teams of eleven players each. It is played by around 250 million players in around 200 countries and its dependencies. Since there is such a large number of fans and players it can easily be classified as one of the most popular games of all time.

The game is played on a rectangular field with a field goal on each end, the object of the game is to score a goal into the opposing team’s field goal. The team to score the most goals in the opposing team’s field goal wins the game. Some rules and regulations govern the entire game and fouls and overtime is also available when there is a need for it.

The main rule of the game is that the teams when playing the game cannot use their hands to touch the ball and must play the entire game using their feet to pass, dribble, and shoot the ball, players are allowed to use all of their body parts except their hands and arms in the game.

History of the Game

The earliest form of football comes from the Chinese game, which is translated as kickball, the players were allowed to use any part of their body except their hands and arms to pass the ball through a net. If we compare it to modern football, it is remarkably similar.

The modern association football dates as far as the eighth century AD in England. It was played throughout England but only in the 19th century, there were attempts made to standardize the rules of the game in England.

Fans of the Game

Being a game that has a history of more than 150 years, you can safely assume that the game has a fair number of fans. Football is the most popular sport in the world and it has made its place in the hearts and minds of many peoples and cultures. Many fans take it to another level using bet365 Slovenia and placing bets on the game. There are many types of fans of the game and it varies from game to game. Every four years there is an event called the FIFA world cup and it is a month-long festival and fans from all around the come to enjoy the football festival, and the next FIFA world cup is in Qatar in 2022.


The International Federation of Association Football is a non-profit organization that can be considered the governing party of association football. It was founded in 1904 and oversees the international competition of association football, growing football internationally, advocating for integrity and fair play, among other things. When FIFA was first founded it consists of 8 membership countries and now almost after 115 years, it has the membership of more than 211 nations.


Football as we know it started as a Chinese game and now has gained a reputation for being one of the most loved games in the world. Fans from all over the world enjoy the game, and some fans also use their knowledge about the game and place bets on it using and make a hefty amount of money. Everything written about this article represents only our personal opinions.

Uday Tank has been working with writing challenged clients for several years. His educational background in family science and journalism has given him a broad base from which to approach many topics. He especially enjoys writing content after researching and analyzing different resources whether they are books, articles or online stuff.


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