SOCCER OVER THE YEARS

Timeline created by navin113@hotmail.com
  • Soccer officially began on

    Soccer officially began on
    This is a hard question because, the Chinese, Italian, Persian, Ancient Greek and the Vikings also played a similar game to soccer. Modern soccer was formed at England where soccer really started as they had an association for it. The first professional soccer team in the world was Notts County, they were located at Nottinghamshire in the U.K
  • FIRST INTERNATIONAL SOCCER MATCH

    Scotland VS England
    first international ever played,
    watched by 4000 spectators
    played in Hamilton crescent, Patrick, Scotland
    Ended in a 0-0 draw.
  • FIRST INTERNATIONAL PLAYED OUTSIDE OF U.K

    USA VS CANADA
    SCORE: USA 0-1 CANADA
  • PENALTY KICK WAS INTRODUCED

    PENALTY KICK WAS INTRODUCED
    the penalty kick rule was introduced
  • SOCCER BECOMES A OFFICIAL OLYMPIC EVENT

    SOCCER BECOMES A OFFICIAL OLYMPIC EVENT
  • FIRST WORLD CUP

    FIRST WORLD CUP
    first world cup in the world!
    held in uruguay with 13 active international teams competing
    uruguay won it.
  • FIRST FA CUP FINAL TELEVISED ON TV

    FIRST FA CUP FINAL TELEVISED ON TV
    English FA Cup Final televised live by BBC.
  • Europe club competitions was born

    Seria A, Liga BBVA, and other european leagues formed then
  • FIRST WOLD CUP THAT WAS TELIVISED AROUND THE WORLD

  • THE WORLD CUP IN MEXICO WAS TELIVISED LIVE USING SATALITE TECHNOLOGY

  • PELE'S LAST WORLD CUP

  • PELE RETIRES

    PELE RETIRES
    Pelé retired from international competition after Brazil tied Yugoslavia 2-2 before 150,000 people at the Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium.
  • DAVID BECKHAM WAS BORN

    DAVID BECKHAM WAS BORN
  • FIRST UNDER 17 WORLD CUP. HELD IN CHINA

  • FIRST WOMENS WORLD CUP.

    FIRST WOMENS WORLD CUP.
    WON BY USA
    HELD IN CHINA
  • PELE INTRODUCED IN SOCCER HALL OF FAME

    PELE INTRODUCED IN SOCCER HALL OF FAME
  • BECKHAM DEBUTS FOR MANCHESTER UNITED

    BECKHAM DEBUTS FOR MANCHESTER UNITED
  • USA FIRST PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE STARTED. CALLED MLS

    USA FIRST PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE STARTED. CALLED MLS
  • USA WINS CHINA IN THE WOMENS WORLD CUP.

    Women's World Cup Final in Los Angeles, USA beat China in front of 90,185 fans. This was the largest ever attendance for a women's sporting event in world history. The tournament had over 658,000 attendees and over 1 billion television viewers worldwide, thus not only putting women's soccer but also women's sport into mainstream society forever.
  • FIRST FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP. HELD IN BRAZIL

    FIRST FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP. HELD IN BRAZIL
    WON BY CORINTHAINS OF BRAZIL
  • JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA CO- HOST WORLD CUP

  • BECKHAM SOLD TO REAL MADRID IN A RECORD TRANSFER FEE 35 MILLION EUROS

    BECKHAM SOLD TO REAL MADRID IN A RECORD TRANSFER FEE 35 MILLION EUROS
    REAL MADRID CLINCHES BECKHAM DEAL LEAVING BARCELONA AS LOSERS
  • BARCELONA SIGNS IN RONALDINHO

    BARCELONA SIGNS IN RONALDINHO
  • MANCHESTER UNITED WINS FIFA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP ! HELD IN JAPAN

    MANCHESTER UNITED WINS FIFA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP ! HELD IN JAPAN
  • FIRST FIFA WORLD CUP IN AFRICA! ALSO FIRST WORLD CUP TELEVISED IN HIGH DEFINITION

    FIRST FIFA WORLD CUP IN AFRICA! ALSO FIRST WORLD CUP TELEVISED IN HIGH DEFINITION
  • GERMANY 2006

    GERMANY 2006
    TIM CAHILL SCORES AUSTRALIA'S FIRST EVER WORLD CUP GOAL!