History of Soccer<br />Zachary Wilson<br />
History of Soccer<br />Origins of Soccer<br />First Games<br />Games in USA<br />World Cup and Modern Soccer<br />Soccer A...
Origins of Soccer<br />China 2500 B.C.E.<br />Middle Ages- “harpastum” played in Europe<br />600- Rubber Balls created in ...
First Games<br />Italy 1500’s C.E.- game called Calcio<br />27 people a side, like rugby<br />1600’s- Eskimos play “aqsaqt...
Games in USA<br />Jamestown 1620- Natives play “pasuckuakohowog”<br />Rules and amount of people playing<br />Ivy League- ...
World Cup and Modern Soccer<br />Modern Rules established in England<br />First International and regional matches<br />FI...
Soccer after WWII<br />World Cup was not held during WWII<br />European club competitions<br />Action Replay used in 1966 ...
Soccer Today<br />Rapidly growing sport in USA<br />Millions of youth play<br />Next World Cup in South Africa<br />
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  1. 1. History of Soccer<br />Zachary Wilson<br />
  2. 2. History of Soccer<br />Origins of Soccer<br />First Games<br />Games in USA<br />World Cup and Modern Soccer<br />Soccer After WWII<br />Soccer Today<br />
  3. 3. Origins of Soccer<br />China 2500 B.C.E.<br />Middle Ages- “harpastum” played in Europe<br />600- Rubber Balls created in Central America<br />Banned in England- Twice<br />King Edward II 1314, Queen Elizabeth I 1572<br />
  4. 4. First Games<br />Italy 1500’s C.E.- game called Calcio<br />27 people a side, like rugby<br />1600’s- Eskimos play “aqsaqtuk”<br />On ice, distance apart.<br />1605- Soccer is legal again in England<br />Very Popular<br />
  5. 5. Games in USA<br />Jamestown 1620- Natives play “pasuckuakohowog”<br />Rules and amount of people playing<br />Ivy League- Played football in 1820<br />“Bloody Monday”<br />Oneida in Boston is first club outside of England<br />
  6. 6. World Cup and Modern Soccer<br />Modern Rules established in England<br />First International and regional matches<br />FIFA established 1904<br />First World Cup in 1930<br />
  7. 7. Soccer after WWII<br />World Cup was not held during WWII<br />European club competitions<br />Action Replay used in 1966 world cup<br />1970 World Cup in Mexico beamed live in Europe<br />
  8. 8. Soccer Today<br />Rapidly growing sport in USA<br />Millions of youth play<br />Next World Cup in South Africa<br />

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