History of Soccer

  • 300

    First known evidence of soccer

    The Chinese played a similar game of soccer called "Tsu Chu".
  • Period: 300 to

    HIstory of Soccer

  • Sep 8, 700

    First Games

    Some of the the first unoffical soccer games were played in Britian.
  • Dec 31, 1365


    Due to the extreme violence and military indulgence, soccer was banned by King Edward III
  • Legal again

    Soccer became legal again in England
  • Cambridge Rules

    A set of rules was adopted by all the schools, college and universities, known as the Cambridge Rules
  • Modern-day Soccer was Established

  • International Game

    The first international game was played betwwen England and Scotland.
  • Olympics

    Soccer played at the Olympics Games
  • FIFA

    FIFA was established
  • World Cup

    The first World Cup was held in Uruguay