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1

Earliest time played

2500 B.C.

2

First played in _________

China

3

The Chinese early form of soccer was called _____ ____.

tsu chu

4

Roman version of soccer

harpastum

5

North American Indian's version of soccer

pasuckuakohowog

6

What did the English call soccer?

mob football

7

Mob football was outlawed by __ medieval kings.

5

8

In the ______s, English school finally drew up rules for this rough-and-tumble football and the modern game took shape.

1840

9

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

10

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

11

Today the game is played in every nation on earth, by more than ______ _________ regular players and countless others on beaches, playgrounds, and streets.

120 million

12

The 4 skills of soccer

heading, trapping, passing, and shooting

13

Soccer is one of the highest earning sports teams on the planet, yet as fast the money comes in, it goes back out-to cover players' million dollar _______ and _________ ____.

salaries, signing fees