All About English Football.
English football is a sport competition that involves professional association football clubs that are mainly based in Wales and England. It is a sport that was started in 1888 as a football league. This sports league is one of the oldest competition in the world of football. It is also called soccer in other parts of the world. It is one of the first examples of a team game that was played using a ball, initially the ball was made of a rock according to the Mesoamerican cultures which occurred over 3,000 years ago. During the game, the ball was a symbol of the sun and after a competition took place the captain of the team that lost was a sacrifice to the gods. Cuju was a name given to the game that was played in a square area in the olden days which first took place in China in the 2nd and 3rd centuries then later it was adapted in Japan and took place during ceremonial occasions.
People started meeting in large numbers in clubs, churches or factories which were located in large cities and that is how most of the football clubs were formed then spread to other larger cities as time went by. As time went by, best players started being paid by football clubs for the players to join them and this marked the real birth of professional football clubs because of the transactions.
In the 15th century is when football clubs started arising in England, though they were quite unorganized and had unstable and non-recognized status. An assumption was made back then that the first football club to be formed was Edinburgh in 1824.In early days school students came together and formed football clubs and the first of this nature was Sheffield, then Notts County was later on formed back in 1862 as one of the professional football clubs which actually exists to this day.
In the 1880's tickets started being sold for matches, which eventually led to legality of professional clubs in 1885, and led to football league in 1888 where at first 12 clubs joined the league. Soon after, more clubs started joining the league which extended from England as the dominant to other countries like Prague, Budapest and Sienna. Unfortunately, during that time, women were set aside from being part of the now English Football up until the 19th century where they now started participating.
There are several reason why English football is a game that should be taken into consideration among other sports. This is a sport that involves alot of passion not only from the players in clubs only but also fans all over the world that are packed up in stadiums to watch the game. Also it is a sport that gains promotion through financial gains and also support from fans, it is also a game that the best athlete in the world is involved in; Lionel Messi. These are several other reasons that makes it the best sport.