The most popular sport in the world is soccer as it is called in the United States and other parts of the world. Most countries though know soccer as football or futbol. The FIFA World Cup is the largest sporting event in the world attracting the largest audiences in person and on television. The biggest names in sports also come from soccer including Cristiano Ronaldo, David Beckham, Messi and Kaka. Manchester United is the most valuable sports franchise in the world ahead of the Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees.
History of the Soccer
The Laws of The Game where established in 1863 by the Football Association, the governing body for England. But the history of soccer can be traced back to the Middle Ages in England. Since 1863, with minor changes, the game is played the same way. 11 players to a side with one player from each team protecting a goal. The games very basic style with a ball, playing surface and goal has helped it catch on in every country in the world. No other sport can boast this kind of success. Currently Spain is the current world champion winner the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
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