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Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola is the only player to be sent off in a World Cup finals... on his birthday! The Italian received a red in their second round victory against Nigeria on his 28th…
The Worlds First Football Club was the English Sheffield Football Club founded in 1857.
The first game of Basketball was played with a soccer ball.
In 1969, El Salvador waged war on Honduras after it lost against it in a soccer match.
The The total length of the football field is 100 yards.total length of the football field is 100 yards.
Neil Armstrong originally wanted to take a football to the moon - but NASA deemed it to be un-American.
The first black football player was Arthur Wharton in the 1800s.
The highest scoring game was clocked 149-0. Stade Olympique de L’emyrne, a team from Madagascar scored their own goals. They did it as a form of protest for the unfair decision by referee in the…
Javier Zanetti didn't get a red card in Serie A till his 548th match.
The largest Football tournament saw no less than 5,098 teams. They competed in 1999 for the second Bangkok League Seven-a-Side Competition. Over 35,000 players participated.