Association football

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Highest governing body: FIFA Nicknames: Football, soccer, the beautiful game, the world game First played: 19 December 1863, England Characteristics Contact: Yes Team members: 11 per side (including goalkeeper) Mixed gender: Yes, separate competitions Type: Team sport, ball sport Equipment: Football … Read More

Football

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Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. By far the most popular of these worldwide is Association football, which also goes by the name of soccer. The English language word football is also … Read More

Football (Soccer)

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The striker (wearing the red shirt) is past the defence (in the white shirts) and is about to take a shot at the goal. The goalkeeper will attempt to stop the ball from entering the goal. Association football, soccer, or … Read More