The Sports History of Soccer.
The history of modern soccer can be traced back to England in the 1800’s. Numerous countries and cultures claim they created soccer long before this time, but we are talking about the modern sport including the rules and guidelines. It’s likely that there are many various forms of the game dating back to ancient times.
One of the most interesting stories involves the beheading of the Prince of Denmark. The story states that citizens used his head in place of the ball and that’s how the game got its start. They say there were even laws passed to prevent people from playing the game because it resulted in the harm of another individual.
Generally modern soccer can be traced back to England in the 1800’s and it was played by the wealthy upper class. Soccer then made its way to the common classes when its …Read More »