Football (soccer) : World's Most Popular Game

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A presentation about association football - soccer. It gives basic information about the game and famous teams & players.


1.HISTORY OF SOCCER THE HISTORY OF SOCCER IS RICH WITH EVENTS, DEVELOPMENT AND ITS GROWING CRAZE ALL OVER THE WORLD. EARLY GROWTH OF THE MODERN SOCCER STARTED IN ENGLAND. EARLY EVIDENCE OF SOCCER BEING PLAYED AS A SPORT FINDS OCCURRENCE IN CHINA DURING THE 2ND AND 3RD CENTURIES BC. THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (THE FA) WAS FORMED IN 1863.2. BASIC RULES OF SOCCER SOCCER IS A SPORT PLAYED BETWEEN TWO TEAMS OF ELEVEN PLAYERS WITH A SPHERICAL BALL. THE GAME IS PLAYED ON A RECTANGULAR FIELD WITH A GOAL AT EACH END. THE OBJECTIVE OF THE GAME IS TO SCORE BY USING ANY PART OF THE BODY BESIDES THE ARMS AND HANDS TO GET THE FOOTBALL INTO THE OPPOSING GOAL. A MATCH CONSISTS OF TWO HALVES OF 45 MINUTES. 3. A KICK OFF IS USED TO START THE GAME, AND RESTART AFTER A GOAL HAS BEEN SCORED. THE KICK OFF TAKES PLACE IN THE CENTER CIRCLE. A THROW IN IS USED TO RESTART THE GAME WHEN THE BALL GOES OUT OF BOUNDS OVER THE SIDELINE. THE TEAM THAT DID NOT KICK IT OUT THROWS IT IN. BOTH FEET ON THE GROUND AND THE BALL IS THROWN OVERHAND FROM BEHIND YOUR HEAD WITH BOTH HANDS. A GOAL KICK IS USED WHEN THE OFFENSIVE TEAM KICKS THE BALL OVER THE DEFENSIVE TEAMS END LINE. THE BALL STARTS IN THE GOAL BOX, AND MUST CLEAR THE PENALTY BOX. A CORNER KICK IS USED WHEN THE DEFENSIVE TEAM KICKS THE BALL OVER THEIR OWN END LINE. THE BALL STARTS WITHIN THE CORNER KICK MARK 4. FIELD OF SOCCER The length of the pitch for international adult matches is in the range of 100130 yards and the width is in the range of 50100 yards. 5. PLAYERS EQUIPMENT The main equipment of a player includes: Team shirt Shorts Sports socks A pair of Shin Pads A pair of Soccer Shoes (Studs) [optional] Goal Keeper gloves 6. MISCONDUCT FOULS Fouls are given when any player violates the game rules. If the foul is very harsh, the referee may book the player by showing him a card. A foul leads to a freekick. If a foul is encountered in the penalty area, a penalty is given instead of a freekick.YELLOW CARD : Warning for the players.RED CARD : The player is dismissed from the game.If a player is shown a yellow card twice, he is dismissed from the match. 7. VIOLATIONS HAND BALL: TOUCHING THE BALL WITH ANY PART OF YOUR HAND OR ARM. PUSHING TRIPPING SLIDE TACKLING FROM BEHIND AND ALL OTHER OFFENCES IN LAWS OF THE GAME 8. GOVERNING BODIES The recognized international governing body of football is FIFA. The FIFA headquarters are located in Zurich. Six regional confederations which are associated with FIFA are: Asia: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Africa: Confederation of African Football (CAF) Europe: Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) North/Central America & Caribbean: Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Oceania: Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) South America: South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) 9. TOP 5 COUNTRIES 1. SPAIN 2. GERMANY 3. ARGENTINA 4. COLOBIA 5. PORTUGAL 10. TOP 5 LEAGUES 1. SPAINS LA LIGA 2. BARCLAYS ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE 3. GERMAN BUNDESLIGA 4. ITALIAN SERIE A 5. FRANCE'S LIGUE 1 11. TOP 5 CLUBS 1. BAYERN MNCHEN 2. BARCELONA 3. REAL MADRID 4. ATHLETICO MADRID 5. CHELSEA 12. TOP 5 PLAYERS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.LIONEL MESSI, BARCELONA, ARGENTINA CRISTIANO RONALDO, REAL MADRID, PORTUGAL RADAMEL FALCAO, MONACO, COLOMBIA GARETH BALE, TOTTENHAM, WALES ANDRES INIESTA, BARCELONA, SPAIN {LIONEL MESSI : THE ONLY PLAYER IN WORLD TO WIN 4 BALLON DOR} 13. TRICK-O-TREAT! Some of the most amazing tricks from world class footballers.Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid, Portugal Neymar Jr., Barcelona, Brazil 14. Thank You and keep playing!


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