Football is a sport that was developed or conceived in England, which is why it has also been called “English football,” a game that has influenced the world because among the characteristics of football can be added the mercantilism that surrounds it and the great hobby that is produced by this sport.

The game, rules, and main features of football:

  • Origin – The soccer originated in the British Isles, in these places is where came the majority of the ball games of today, such as soccer, football, rugby, etc., and it was at the end of the middle ages where the data is located most active of these games, which were to evolve to become what we know today. Initially, its rules were very grim or did not exist, but due to the great passion and euphoria surrounding them, rules were established that allowed it to stabilize and reach what we know today.
  • Team – Football teams are made up of 11 elements for each opponent(group); in these elements, there is a subdivision in which they exist:
  • Doorman or goalkeeper. – (this is in charge of keeping the door or goal of the team and avoiding the entrance of the ball).
  • Front – This is the attacker of the team; this must be found at the front and is the one closest to the goal of the opposing team.
  • Midfielder and side – These are the ones who give movement to the ball and generate the chances of scoring, because of their position they have control of the game and they are the ones who provide passes to the foremen.
  • Defense – This player, has the mission to stop the attacks of the opposing team and may be made up of more than one player.
  • Balloon – The football has a weight of 6 pounds and initially was made of pig leather or beef and was filled with fabrics or similar products, then a rubber chamber filled with air was introduced; the current ball is made of synthetic rubber and continues to have the same weight, which is already regulated.
  • Rule – 1863 the first rules were created, but nowadays the rules have evolved as far as we know, in these were established the valid moves and correct faults, which have been found as definitive and are modified only if FIFA accepts it.
  • Club – Football clubs have existed almost since their origins, and are associations in which players and leagues are integrated from which players representing each country are extracted.
  • Uniform – Team uniforms are intended to specify to the players who are the members of each team, and it is the clubs that design the costumes of each group. There are usually two or three standard uniforms in each unit or club because the colors can be repeated and should be distinctive.
  • Referees – They are responsible for enforcing the rules and counting both valid points and faults and penalties.
  • Time – The game takes place within 90 minutes and has a half time of 10, 15, or 20 minutes.
  • Court – The playing field has regulatory measures; these measures were established by FIFA, which set them as follows:
  • Social phenomena – Because of the passion of these games, there have been social phenomena that become revolts and fierce rivalries, so contingency plans have been created to control them.
  • Championship – Are the tournaments that have been created to qualify the teams, which may be in the first level or second division.
  • World – These are the tournaments that take place every four years, in which a country is established as the host which carries out infrastructure expenses and then recovers them by the corresponding economic spillage.
  • In the World Cup, the winner of a tournament is chosen, in which a certain number of countries enter by qualifiers, who will be represented by their respective selections.
  • From among these selections will emerge the champion who will carry the trophy for four years, when he will endorse his victory or give the place to the winner of the next World Cup.
  • Medicine – Football medicine is a medicine specialized in both the injuries of the game and the doping used to increase the performance of the players. This type of Medicine focuses extensively on investigating the doping processes used by players and their representatives.
  • Injury – Players ‘ injuries are usually caused by falls, twists and even broken bones and muscle and tendon tears.
  • FIFA – This is the International Football Federation, and in this are the foremost authorities in the field of football.