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Football is the most famous disciplineon the planet. Demand massive. Hundreds of millions of fans watch games of favorite teams. Demand growing planned.

Of course for the specified sport can make bets at bookmakers. Quickly tell development of football.

Development of game

Football originated several centuries BC. Disciplines with a ball in demand among citizens of many states. They were used in:
• Asian countries;
• Sparta;
• on the Apennines.
Italians developed discipline. In the 16th century they introduced to the world the game "Calcio". With the development of trade relations, it came to the United Kingdom. Love in sport formed instantly. By Level of Interest "Calcio" beaten cricket.

First rules

Interest public appeared naturally. Game captivated with its dynamism. Battles on the field were serious. Such a scenario allowed rules of football:
1. 2 teams.
2. 25 people each.
3. 15 forwards.
4. Permission to fistfights.
English made own norms. At first discipline didn't unify. In some places allowed to throw ball with hands, in others forbidden.
The first attempt to unification was made in 1846. Cases demanded immediate response. players from different colleges entered the field on the field as part of the tournament. Each athlete worked in accordance with known to himnorms. Outcome did not inspire optimism. However, players were fix a single regulations.
Starting unification became positive. Participation viewers intensified. According to the results in England formed the first specialized club. Team named "Sheffield". It happened in 1857.
In 1863 appeared The Football Association of England. It quickly adopted a single set of norms of football.

Phased improvement

Over time the game improved. Created conditions for the stadium. Approved dimensions of the gate.
Significant time became 1871. At that time originated the FA Cup. Championship - oldest in the class.
1891 - time appearances in football kick from 11 meters. However, from current specified strike is. Today shoot penalties from fixed spot. Earlier moment was done from the line.
Game evolved. Interest grew. According to the results in the 1880s, the number of clubs passed over a hundred. Among the public began to appear rumors. Many players felt that certain teams give players incentives. In those days disciplines could be exclusively amateur. According to the results rules changed. They introduced a clause prohibiting athletes have a salary.
Began wave slander. Lineups accused each other. Some clubs left the championship. Later requirement postponed.

International development

Growth of trade accelerated penetration of football to Europe. Following the results sport became regulated at the supranational level. FIFA originated in 1904. At first organization consisted of 7 countries.
Standard requirements on equipment was. Football Players was required to wear:
• hat or top hat;
• boots;
• elongated stockings;
• pants.

Standard established later. For the first time athletes played without numbers. Notation arose only in 1939.
Starting international tournament held in 1900. Discipline included to the Olympic Games. Participated total England, France, Belgium.
The heyday of the sport occurred in the 1950. In the world started playing Pele, Yashin and other players.