Inspiring Soccer Facts
For Young Players

Soccer facts can be a great learning tool for young players. They are related to different aspects of soccer: who invented soccer, history about soccer, fun facts about soccer, facts about soccer for kids, etc. Some are funny, others are inspiring.

The good news is that they are a great learning tool about any aspect of soccer. Let me share with you some of the most inspiring soccer facts for young players.

Who Invented Soccer?

Every young player would like to know who invented soccer. I couldn’t find the exact answer when I was a young player. Until one day I went to the library to read about the Laws of the game.

I was looking for the name of the inventor of the most beautiful sport in the world. Unfortunately, it is difficult track down the name of who created soccer.

Like basketball, soccer ha no single person who was responsible for its creation. Click on who invented soccer to read more.

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History About Soccer

I did not just try to find out who invented soccer. I went a bit further to research the history about soccer. Inspiring information young players would love to know lay down the road.

Soccer is a result of an evolution of sports which were played thousands of years ago. When looking at the modern soccer, I found that this game has emerged as a modern sport around 1863 in England. It was the British who took soccer across the world in the early 20th century.

In 1904 was created FIFA and became an Olympic sport in 1908. The first World Cup was held in 1930. From 1930 to 2012, there have been 19 editions of World Cup finals. Soccer today is the most popular and watched game on earth.

There are 265 million soccer players and 5 millions referees worldwide. This is 4% of the world’s population. 3.2 billion people around the world watched the 2010 final World Cup in South Africa. It was shown in every single country on earth. Find out more facts on the history about soccer.

I did uncover thousand of interesting facts about soccer. You will certainly get a laugh out of them. This is a great way for young soccer players to learn about this beautiful game and have fun at the same time. Take some time to check them out.

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