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Walter Camp, the Father of American Football, invented its rules in 1879.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_American_football

The history of American football can be traced to early versions of rugby football and association football. Both games have their origin in varieties of football ...

www.fifa.com/about-fifa/who-we-are/the-game/index.html

The contemporary history of the world's favourite game spans more than 100 years. It all began in 1863 in England, when rugby football and association football ...

www.hornetfootball.org/documents/football-history.htm

A Brief History of the Game. Football's Early Beginnings. Football (as well as rugby and soccer) are believed to have descended from the ancient Greek game of ...

www.profootballhof.com/football-history/history-of-football

The comprehensive and detailed history of Pro Football is available here from its conception in the late 1800's to the record breaking 2000's.

www.profootballhof.com/football-history/birth-of-pro-football

Discover the stories and interesting history behind the birth of pro football here at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

www.profootballhof.com/football-history

Learn about the history of Pro Football through its birth, the teams, a timeline, news archives and much more.

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Football (or soccer as the game is called in some parts of the world) has a long history. Football in its current form arose in England in the middle of the 19th ...

www.britannica.com/sports/football-soccer

Aug 15, 2017 ... football: game in which two teams of 11 players, using any part of their bodies except their hands and arms, try to maneuver the ball into the ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/professional-football-is-born

On this day in History, Professional football is born on Aug 20, 1920. Learn more about what happened today on History.