According to FIFA, modern Soccer began in England 1863. Soccer is one of the most popular sports around the globe in the world of sports. Also know as football in the rest of the world, The fist apparitions of Soccer dates back to about 2000 years ago, in Ancient China during the Han Dynasty. Meanwhile, Other sources claim that Ancient Egyptian, Greeks, and Romans invested their free time in similar activities.
As a result, there was no surprise that football matches often got out of control. It became a major problem on the 1800s that the Highway Act was put into function in 1830, stating that those who played football on highways would be required to pay a fine. During the 1800s, an important advancement happened and made Soccer to become popular in universities, colleges, and schools.
October 1863, eleven representatives from London clubs and schools gathered at the freemason’s tavern to set up the rules. You cant use your hands unless your the goalie or are attempting a throw-in, you’re not allowed to use your hands in play. Another rule goal and conner kicks, direct, indirect kicks, and fouls.