History of soccer

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Esteban Galindo
Research topic: History of soccer
I: First cultures to play soccer
1: Japanese
A: Japanese were one of the first cultures to play a gamesimilar to soccer
B: Japanese call it cuju
C: It was popular since 200 B.C.E.
2: Greece
A: The Greeks were one of the first cultures to play agame similar to soccer that evolved.
II: Revolution of Soccer
1: Began in Britain
A: Officially develop in England and Scotland in the 19th centuryB: In 1815 Eton College set up a bunch of rules to turn soccer into a true sport.
C: The firstsoccer association F.A. (FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION) was formed in 1803.
D: The first president of the F.A. was an amateur at the game, Lord Kinnaird
2: FromBritain Into a World Sport:
A: In 1867 the F.A rules was published in Buenos Aires
B: In 1904 the FIFA was formed (Federation Internationale de Footballassociation)
C: Egypt was the first African country to join the FIFA.
D: By 1939 more than 50 countries had joined.
E: After WWII soccer got morepopularity.
III: Modern soccer
1: Argentina
A: Argentina social repression created a brutal soccer game.
B: Many of the Worlds best players are fromArgentina but the most famous ones are Maradona and Messi.

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