Interesting Facts about Football

  • Football emerged in China around around 476 B.C .
  • Football players run an average of 9.65 kms in entire game .
  • The intial game  of basketball was played with soccer ball .
  • Pele was the person to call that football “beautiful game .”
  • Only Americans and Canadians named football as “soccer .”
  • According to the survey it is reported more than 80% football is manufactured in Pakistan
  • A total of 20 red cards were shown in a match played between Sportivo Ameliano and General Caballero in Paraguay .
  • Neil Armstrong originally wanted to take a football to the moon – but NASA considered it to be un-American .
  • The first black football player was Arthur Wharton in the 1800s .
  • European Teams have achieved every World Cup Final , except for the finals of 1930s and 1950 .

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