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Football is a family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball to score a goal.
American Football, the well known full-contact sport is followed from the English Rugby in the 19th century. The aim of the game is to bring the ball across the field into the opponents end-zone. Today football is one of the most popular sports in America, right behind baseball. Every year the Super-Bowl is a big event like the World Cup. A entire football team consist of more than 40 men.
American football , referred to simply as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron , [nb 1] is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense , the team with possession of the oval-shaped football , attempts to advance down the field by running with the ball or passing it, while the defense , the team without possession of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs or plays; if they fail, they turn over the football to the defense, but if they succeed, they are given a new set of four downs to continue the drive. Points are scored primarily by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins. American football evolved in the United States, originating from the sports of soccer and rugby.
History and Rules of American Football
Football is one of the world's most popular games. It is played in nearly every country, by everyone from kids in vacant lots and back streets to professional players in giant stadiums. Professional football is watched by billions of people all over the world, and is probably the world's most popular spectator sport. The earliest known form of the game was developed in China around B. It was known as cuju 'kick-ball' and was played with a leather ball. The object was to kick the ball into a net stretched between two goal-posts. By A.
Welcome to FootballHistory. Football or soccer as the game is called in some parts of the world has a long history. Football in its current form arose in England in the middle of the 19th century. But alternative versions of the game existed much earlier and are a part of the football history. The first known examples of a team game involving a ball, which was made out of a rock, occurred in old Mesoamerican cultures for over 3, years ago. It was by the Aztecs called Tchatali , although various versions of the game were spread over large regions.
Association football more commonly known as football or soccer, a sport played between 2 slides of 11 players with a spherical ball. Football is the worlds most popular sport. Outfield players move the ball with any part of the body except their hands or arms, whilst the ball is in play. Only the goal keeper can use their hands and this is only in their penalty area. When the ball goes out of play at either side of the pitch an opposing player from the side which did not put the ball out of play can throw the ball back into play using their hands. Both feet must remain on the floor behind the throw line. Both hands must remain on the ball until it is released from behind the throwers head.
Introduction to Football
The pinnacle of the international game comes in the form the Football World Cup. In parts of the world the sport is also known as Soccer. The aim of football is to score more goals then your opponent in a 90 minute playing time frame.
It is played by over million men and women of all ages in more than countries. Although nobody really knows when people started to play football, historians think that some form of the game was played in ancient cultures like China, Egypt or Rome. Modern football, however , started in England. At the end of the 17th century it was played by young people from rich families and between school teams.
The early years
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Беккер не мог ждать. Он решительно поднял трубку, снова набрал номер и прислонился к стене. Послышались гудки.
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