This is about the origin of the game of Football.

In English countries this game is known as football. In Americanized countries it is known more as soccer.


Although the game of football has been around for more than 2,000 years, football as we know it today is traced back to England.The game was once played in ancient China, Greece, Rome, and Japan but with different rules and variations

How It Started

Records trace the history of soccer back to ancient China.Greece, Rome, and parts of Central America also claim to have started the sport; but it was England that transitioned soccer, or what the British and many other people around the world call “football,” into the game we know today.