Football is the most popular disciplinein the world. Interest huge. Hundreds of millions of people follow games of favorite teams. Attention growing planned.
Of course for this discipline you can make a bet in a bookmaker's office. Quickly introduce development of football.
Development of game
Football appeared several centuries BC. Disciplines with a ball were popular among inhabitants of many states. They were applied in:
• Asian countries;
• on the Apennines.
Italians improved discipline. In the 16th century they created the game "Calcio". With the growth trade, it came to England. Love in sport formed instantly. By Level of Interest "Calcio" surpassed cricket.
Popularity among viewers appeared not by chance. Discipline impressed with its dynamism. Passion on the court were serious. Such a scenario permitted norms of football:
1. 2 teams.
2. 25 athletes each.
3. 15 offensive players.
4. Permission to fistfights.
English created their norms. At first game wasn't standardized. In some places allowed to throw projectile with hands, in others forbidden.
The first attempt to standardization was made in 1846. Conditions demanded immediate response. Representatives from different colleges entered the field on the field as part of the tournament. Each player acted in accordance with acceptednorms. Result did not inspire positive development of events. However, players managed to fix a single regulations.
Starting standardization became positive. Participation public intensified. As a result in England there was the first special club. Roster named "Sheffield". It happened in 1857.
After 6 years appeared The Football Association of England. Organization quickly adopted a standard set of rules games.
Over time discipline developed. Created conditions for the stadium. Standardized dimensions of the gate.
Significant time is 1871. Then appeared the FA Cup. Tournament - oldest in the class.
1891 - year appearances in discipline kick from 11 meters. However, from modern specified standard different. Now take penalties from fixed spot. Earlier penetration was done from the line.
Discipline evolved. Interest grew. As a result in the 1880s, the number of clubs exceeded 100 pieces. In society began appear speculations. Many athletes felt that certain teams give players salary. In those days disciplines could be only amateur. As a result norms changed. They introduced a clause prohibiting athletes to receive remuneration.
Began wave denunciations. Teams wrote accusations against each other. Some clubs left the championship. Later requirement postponed.
Growth of trade accelerated penetration of football to other countries. As a result game became regulated at the supranational level. FIFA originated in beginning of the last century. At first organization included 7 countries.
Unified norms on equipment was. Football Players required to wear:
• hat or top hat;
• elongated stockings;
Normal entered later. For the first time footballers played without numbers. Notation arose only in 1939.
First international championship took place in 1900. Football added to the Olympic Games. Participated total England, France, Belgium.
The heyday of the sport occurred in the middle of the last century. In the world started playing high class stars.