Flashcards in Soccer Deck (13)
Earliest time played
First played in _________
The Chinese early form of soccer was called _____ ____.
Roman version of soccer
North American Indian's version of soccer
What did the English call soccer?
Mob football was outlawed by __ medieval kings.
In the ______s, English school finally drew up rules for this rough-and-tumble football and the modern game took shape.
What the world now calls association football, or soccer, evolved in medieval Britain and was formalized by England's __________ ____________ in the mid ___th century.
Football Association, 19
British ________ and ________ spread the game to far corners of the world, where soccer's simple formula-imagination and a ball-found instant translation.
merchants and sailors
Today the game is played in every nation on earth, by more than ______ _________ regular players and countless others on beaches, playgrounds, and streets.
The 4 skills of soccer
heading, trapping, passing, and shooting