soccer history

  • Rugby Soccer

    Rugby Soccer
    in the 11700 Soccer was played like rugby it was extreamly dangerous but this form of Rugby grew so popular to the point that King Edward II banned the sport in the 1700s.
  • 19th century

    The game of soccer began in England sometime in the middle of the 19th century, primarily in the great public (private) schools of the day
  • soccer expanding

    soccer expanding
    soccer began expanding in schools, universities as well as collages in the was split in two. the popular schools set rules called the Cambridge Rules, like rugby. it allowed tripping an shin kickin,
    These rules were exclusively prohibited as well as the Cambridge rules.
  • collage soccer

    collage soccer
    American collages began playing soccer, but could not compete aginst each other .
    American colllages
  • start of collage soccer

    start of collage soccer
    Football (soccer) was played among the Northeastern universities and colleges of Harvard, Princeton, Amherst and Brown. Rules were casual and changed often.
  • Club soccer

    Club soccer
    Organised clubs Organized clum began t establishing. they bring a team close together practice more. Club makes haveing a soccer team more oganized.
  • England and Scotland

    International matches were being staged in Great Britain before football had hardly been heard of in Europe. The first was played in 1872 and was contested by England and Scotland.
  • pread internationally i

    Soccer began to spread internationally in the 1870s and by 1880 is had gained adherents in Central Europe.
  • first played in china

    first played in china
    scientist still cant determin where it was first playd. but they have concluded that it began in China 500-300 BC. originally named "Tsu Chu", that involved kicking a leather ball stuffed with fur into a small hole. And like soccer no one was allowed to use their hand.
  • Pele the legend

    Pele the legend
    Born Edson Arantes Do Nascimento (better known as Pelé) is known as a legend and the best soccer player to ever play the game.He was discovered at the age of 11 by one of the country's premier players.An average-sized man, he was blessed with speed, great balance, tremendous vision, the ability to control the ball superbly, and the ability to shoot powerfully and accurately with either foot and with his head.
    In many ways, Pelé was th complete athlete
  • FIFA

    The first ever FIFA world cup was played in 1930. The tournament is held every 4 yeasr,but in 1942 and 1946 in was canceled because of the WWll.
    FIFA-Fédération Internationale de Football Association
    Internationale Football Association.
  • Uruguay

    The 1930 ball would have been a 12-piece construction similar to the illustration on the left, but in fact two balls were used in the final itself! This saw hosts Uruguay pitted against Argentina
  • Brazil FIFA

    Brazil FIFA
    The first post-war finals in Brazil in 1950 still saw the use of the traditional 12-panel ball, but with curved edges to create less stress on the seams.
  • international teams

    international teams
    The American Soccer League was givend permission from the USSFA to create an International Soccer League made up of top-class European, South American and U.S. professional league teams that would operate in the cities throughout the United States.
    international teams
  • Sweden FIFA

    Sweden FIFA
    Just Fontaine of France set a tournament record of 13 goals in these finals, which still stands but nevertheless, it was Brazil and host nation Sweden who met in the final in Stockholm.
  • England

    The FIFA World Cup™ was held in England in 1966 and The Football Association invited the top manufacturers to supply an unmarked ball each, from which the final choice would be made.
    Slazenger, a sports manufacturer based in Dewsbury in Yorkshire, was one of the chosen few. It was decided that Malcolm Wainwright, then 32, who had been making balls since he was 15 and was regarded as the firm’s best stitcher, would produce the sample ball
  • Mia hamm

    Mia hamm
    Mariel Margaret Hamm was born on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama, Mia Hamm, is largely considered the best female soccer player in history. Hamm played with the United States women's national soccer team for 17 years, building one of the biggest fan bases of any American athlete. She was named FIFA World Player of the Year in both 2001 and 2002
  • Cristiano ronaldo

    Cristiano ronaldo
    Cristiano Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985 in Madeira, of the most succesfull international soccer player, hes a great player and the girls LOVE him.
    Manchester United paid £12 million to sign him in 2003—a record fee for a player of his age. In the 2004 FA Cup final, he scored Manchester's first three goals and helped them capture the championship. In 2008, he set a franchise record for goals scored. In 2009, Real Madrid paid a record $131 million for his services
  • FIFA Mexico

    The “Azteca” was a completely new model made of synthetic material in layers, each with different properties to give strength to the ball, help it retain its shape and be fully waterproof.

    The “Etrusco” triads featured an Etruscan lion within their design. The ball was again manufactured entirely from fully synthetic fibre layers

    Ronaldo is the overall top scorer in FIFA World Cup with 15 goals. He won the European Footballer of the year in 1997, 2002 and FIFA Player of the year in 1996, 1997 and 2002. In 2007 he was named as one of the best starting eleven of all time by France Football.
  • 1998 fifa

    The “Tricolore” used in 1998 was the first coloured ball to be designed for the FIFA World Cup
  • Germany

    this addida sball was used in germany for the world cup in 2006
  • U.S (MNT)

    U.S (MNT)
    Bob Bradley became the first head coach in U.S. Soccer history to win his first three games in charge and was hired full-time to guide the USA through 2010.during summer 2007 u.s won their secont world cup.the MNT gained entry into the 2009 FIFA world Cup in South Africa, a tournament they last took part in during 2003. Soon after, the MNT travelled to Venezuela to compete in Copa America for just the second time.
  • 2010

    The 2010 FIFA World Cup was held in South Africa!
    From June 11- July 11
    the final match was Spain vs. Netherland.
    But at the end SPAIN were tittled Champions of the 2010 Wrld cup.
  • Leonel Messi

    Leonel Messi
    Leonel Messi began playing soccer at a young age, he was born in Argentina. picked up by Barcelona. Spain wanted him as well but decided to play for Argentina instead.hes position is a forward. He is now tittled as one as the greatest soccer player in the world.
  • socccer

    Soccer to many people is a game of intensity where winning is everything. Somepeople have what it takes and others don't. To me soccer is intense, but winningis not everything. Enjoying the game and playing the way that makes you feel goodis truly soccer. Confidence is a key element in the game. You can't play yourbest,
  • FIFA Ball

    FIFA Ball
    Adidas Jabulani is the official match ball of the 2010 FIFA World Cup
  • 1994

    The ball was called the “Questra” to indicate the USA’s quest for the stars, so the shapes were incorporated into the triads
  • 2014

    the next World Cup will be summer 2014, and it will be held in Brazil.