The History of Soccer
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Soccer is known almost everywhere in the world by its fans as the beautiful game

The world's most popular game, soccer--or as known by everyone else that is not American-- Football, is a sport that is enjoyed by children who play it and adults who watch it

This sport is also known as one of the oldest sport in the world.

However, what most people don't know is that the sport originated as a cross between modern-day Rugby and modern-day football/soccer.

Soccer, or what will mostly be referred to as football throughout the website, is far from what it origonated as

Football was rough and dirty, it was rough like American football is today, but it was considered a game of gentlemen and there were no referees and captains settled disputes, and gentlemen intentionally committing a foul was unheard of

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