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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Football

Images, from top to down, left to right: association football (soccer), Australian rules football, international rules football, a rugby union scrum, rugby league, and American football. Football is a family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball with the foot to .... This reinforces the idea that the games played at the time did not necessarily ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soccer_in_the_United_States

Soccer in the United States is governed by the United States Soccer Federation. The organization governs most levels of soccer in the country, including the ...... Finally, until 2007, the front of teams' shirts in MLS and the USL did not bear ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Football_(word)

The English word football may mean any one of several team sports depending on the national ... Soccer is the prevailing term for association football in the U.S. and Canada, where other codes of football are dominant. .... Because of the similarity between the games, many people in both countries do not consider the two ...

www.historyofsoccer.info

When and where exactly did soccer start is a question that has no precise answer ... and by early 1930s, different leagues were operating from various countries.

www.athleticscholarships.net/history-of-soccer-football.htm

More than 240 million people around the world play soccer regularly according to the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The game has ...

www.quora.com/In-which-country-did-the-sport-of-soccer-football-originate-and-how-did-it-develop

It is said that early growth of the modern soccer started in England. Some amusing facts even mention that the first ball used was the head of some Danish br...

www.freeyouthsoccerdrills.com/history-of-soccer.html

Where did the history of soccer originate? ... fighting on the Western front until Christmas Eve 1915 when a temporary truce took place between the countries.

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 ...

keepingscore.blogs.time.com/2012/04/02/no-england-did-not-invent-football-soccer-as-we-know-it

Apr 2, 2012 ... No, England Did NOT Invent Football (Soccer) As We Know It ... today are Scottish, more than from any other country (just four are English). ... with the core of its current team having come through its own academy, La Masia, ...