Where did soccer originate from and when?

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Soccer was first played as a sport in China during the 2nd and 3rd centuries BC. Some facts also point to Kyoto in Japan where kicking of ball was a popular sport. However, it is in England that early growth of the modern soccer took place when the first Football Association was founded in 1863.
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Soccer-like games existed in ancient Japan and China. Forms of soccer existed in medieval Europe, but the English standardized its rules.
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