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History of SoccerSoccer remains on the ball as it survives the centuries
Soccer: A popular sport spanning the globe
With its origins in China, where a rudimentary leather ball was kicked around during the Han Dynasty, the game of soccer has been played in various forms in different countries throughout the centuries. Japanese, Greek, and Mexican players enjoyed the sport for fun, whereas the sport of soccer in England began as a more vigorous affair. Despite that, the Football Association was established and the foundations for the modern game of soccer were set, resulting in a competitive sport enjoyed worldwide.
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