Calcium is also known as calcium. It is a game played by two teams of eleven players who kick a ball and try to score. The measurement of a football field is: length 100 yds. at 130 m; Width 50 yds. at 56 m; Target width 8 yds; Bar 8 feet from the ground; area 6 m. From each pole Sphere 27 inches in circumference; The duration of the game is 90 minutes maximum.
Some of the common terms associated with sports are: off side, scope. Drop football, penalty (or corner kick), corner kick, free kick, dribble, throw-in, trip, direct free kick, hat-trick.
Some of the famous players are: Pele (Brazil), Diego Maradona (Argentina), Ronaldo (Brazil), Roberto Baggio (Italy), Beckham (United Kingdom), Lothar Matthaus (Germany), Zinedine Zidane (France), Thierry Henry (France) ), Puskas (Hungary) and Di Stefano (Spain).
2006 FIFA World Cup
The World Cup in 2006 counted 32 teams, 64 games played, 30 million spectators all over the world attended the tournament. It has been played for over 31 days.
The world’s largest sports tournament, the 18th FIFA World Cup 2006, was declared open by the German president, Mr. Hort Koehler in Munich (Germany) on 9 June 2006. The spectacular event was attended by an audience 60,000 people in the Allianz Arena in Munich and hundreds of millions of TV viewers worldwide. For the first time in the history of the mega event, every living member of the past World Cup winners was present at the opening ceremony. More than 100 former players took part in a parade during the event. The opening ceremony was followed by the opening match between host Germany and Costa Rica. Germany’s Philip Lahm scored the first goal of the 18th FIFA World Cup. Germany won the game 4-2 and, therefore, kicked off the month – the long sports show ended with a great final on 9 July 2006. Italy won the World Cup on penalties in the final, beating France for 5-3 after a 1-1 draw for 120 minutes.
The 2010 Football World Cup will take place in South Africa, according to a decision taken by the FIFA executive meeting in Zurich (Switzerland).
To compete in these games, various qualifying matches take place at different locations around the world. The teams play on a group basis and get two points for a win, one for a draw and zero for a loss. Players in games must be amateurs even if many Olympic players have become famous professionals. The FIFA World Cup is held once in 4 years.
Football or soccer is a team sport, and is the most popular sport in the world. Players continue to maneuver the ball and eventually aim for a short goal. The goalkeeper tries to prevent the ball from crossing the goal line. With the exception of the goalkeeper, the other players must not use their hands to push the ball, others must position the ball using their feet, torso or head. The team that scores the maximum number of goals is declared the winner. In the event that the match is a draw, it is declared as a tie or given extra time or penalties
The simplicity of the game, the simple rule and the need for only one device, a ball make it a very popular sport. All players must follow a certain dress code, which includes shirts, shorts, socks, shoes and shin pads. It is forbidden to wear jewelery, watches and things that can harm other players or themselves. The goalkeeper must wear clothes that distinguish him from the rest of the team members. A maximum of three players can substitute in international and national matches. The match is authorized by an umpire on the field and his decision is considered final.
History of football
Football originated in 206 BC when the Han dynasty ruled China. A game known as football-like Tsu Chu was played on the emperor’s birthday.
During the eleventh century the young boys in England played a game with an inflated cow’s bladder. This game ended often with violent clashes between the two teams and was eventually banned.
Football reappeared in England in 1623 and in 1820 some schools began to promote football on the grounds that it was built in health and strength.
On similar lines of football, but with different variations of rugby, baseball and basketball emerged.