Football is one of the ancient and most popular sports in the world. In some country football is also known as soccer. The famous international tournament of football is Football world cup. There are also event such as the Euro Championships, African Cup of Nations and Copa American.
The famous domestic leagues are English Premier League of England, La Liga of Spain, Serie A of Italy and Bundesliga of Germany.
The length and width of the soccer field for international matches is 100-110 meters in length ground and 64-75 meters in width. The non-International football field have also different length and width, the length is 100-130 yards and width is 50-100 yards. The on are in field is for penalty in front of each goal. Football team consist of 11 players. Each team has one goalkeeper and ten outfield players.
The main object of the game is to score more goal then your opposite team. The total time of the match is 90 分钟, the match is separate into two halves of 45 分钟. When 45 minutes pass there will be a rest time for players called half time.
The Fundamental equipment for a football match is pitch and football. But you will see players will wear studded football boots, matching strip and shin pad. The goalkeeper wear gloves to handle the ball. Only goalkeeper is allowed to wear gloves.
The point are scored in many ways in soccer, and if you want to score, the ball should must be go in opposite team goal. Any player can goal with the part of any body apart from the hand or arm. They can score goal by kicking or throwing the ball to another players. You have to score more goals then your opposite team to win the game. If the score will be level after 90 minutes then it will be a draw game, if it’s a cup game then extra time will be given or a penalty shootout to decide a winner.
Soccer team is consist of 11 player (including one goalkeeper who is the only one player who can throw a ball with hands)
A Soccer match consist of two 45 minutes halves with a 15 minutes rest period.
The soccer field made of natural grass or artificial grass and the ball must have circumference of 58-61cm and should be in circular shape.
Each team have 7 substitute players, and the substitutions can be made at any time of the match. Each team is able to make a maximum of 3 substituted per side. If a team made 3 substitute per side and later a players got injured, then they will be forced to play without a player.
In the match the whole ball must cross the goal line for it to consider as a goal.
Football was began in 1863 in England. There is also few indication that prove, it was also played in China.
Now football is most playing game in the world. It is very popular is Spain, European countries and in Africa. Many of people are so emotional about soccer. It is also famous at club level and a lot of talented players coming up through it.