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  1. 1. Soccer By: Vincent
  2. 2. History <ul><li>     Soccer can be found in almost all places and timelines of the world. The Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Ancient Greek, Persian, Viking, and lots more played ball games long before modern soccer. The Chinese played games that date as far back as 3000 years ago. The Ancient Greeks and the Roman kicking games to make warriors ready for battle. In south America there is a game called &quot;Tlatchi“ that used to be one of the biggest sports in that time. Modern soccer actually started in England, it started in 1863 in England, when two soccer association went into different directions. Making , the first soccer Association in England. On 1963, 11 London clubs sent their leaders to the Freemason's Tavern. These people were trying to agree on soccer rules and how it should be played in different places. International matches were being staged in Great Britain before soccer had hardly been learned of in Europe. This sudden boom of organized soccer and huge crowds brought problems because there were no seats or stadiums. Now soccer stadiums can hold up to 50 000 people. Also there are competitions and the biggest event in the world the World cup. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Rules <ul><li>At the start of the game, you start with 11 player on each team </li></ul><ul><li>The field is 110 to 120 yards long </li></ul><ul><li>The field is 70 to 80 yards wide </li></ul><ul><li>A soccer net is 8 feet high and 24 feet long </li></ul><ul><li>The ball must have a circumference of 27-28 inches </li></ul><ul><li>The ball mass must be 14-16 ounces </li></ul>
  4. 4. More Rules <ul><li>If you touch the ball with your hand while it is in play it is a free kick for the other team </li></ul><ul><li>You have to be 10 yards away from the kicker on a free kick </li></ul><ul><li>If you tackle someone from behind it is a yellow card </li></ul><ul><li>If you get two yellow cards you get a red and are out of the game (your team plays with 10 people) </li></ul><ul><li>If you kick the ball out on the sidelines it is a throw in </li></ul><ul><li>If you kick the ball out in their goal line it is a goal kick </li></ul><ul><li>If you kick the ball you on your goal line it is a corner kick </li></ul>
  5. 5. Even More rules <ul><li>No intentional hurting </li></ul><ul><li>No Fighting </li></ul><ul><li>No metal cleats </li></ul><ul><li>No shadowing the goalie </li></ul><ul><li>No pulling of the jersey </li></ul><ul><li>No spitting on each other </li></ul><ul><li>No Calling names </li></ul>
  6. 6. Offside <ul><li>Offside is a very important part of the game of soccer. When the ball is passed if the attacker is passed the defender, it is offside. If the ball is passed be hind the defender and the attacker runs onto it, it isn’t offside. </li></ul>This is your team This is their team This is the ball This is offside This is onside
  7. 7. World Cup <ul><li>The world cup is a world event where all the countries in the world compete for a spot in the world cup. The world cup starts with 32 teams then they have knockout games. Last year in 2010 Spain won the world cup. The final game was against Netherlands and Spain won 1-0 winning their first world cup. Sometimes the world cup doesn’t take place like in 1942 and 1946 the world cup did not take place because of the world war. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Where world cups have been held <ul><li>1930-Uruguay Where 2014 going to be </li></ul><ul><li>1934-Italy 1978-Argentina 2014-Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>1938-France 1982-Spain </li></ul><ul><li>1950-Brazil 1986-Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>1954-Switzlerland 1990-Italy </li></ul><ul><li>1958-Sweeden 1994-United States </li></ul><ul><li>1962-Chile 1998-France </li></ul><ul><li>1966-England 2002-South Korea + Japan </li></ul><ul><li>1970-Mexico 2006-Germany </li></ul><ul><li>1974-Germany 2010-South Africa </li></ul>
  9. 9. Who won the world cup? <ul><li>Brazil-5 Times in 1958, 1962,1970, 1994, 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Italy-4 Times in 1934, 1938, 1982, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Germany-3 Times in 1954, 1974, 1990 </li></ul><ul><li>Argentina-2 Times in 1978, 1986 </li></ul><ul><li>Uruguay-2 Times in 1930, 1950 </li></ul><ul><li>France-1 Time in 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Spain-1 Time in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>England-1 Time in 1966 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Most played game <ul><li>Soccer is the most played game in the world because it is a very cheap game to play. In third world countries they can play soccer because all you need is a soccer ball. Most other sports need lots of equipments like hockey. Soccer is also one of the most fun game and most people who play it like it. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Women's World Cup <ul><li>The first Women’s world cup was held in 1991, 61 years after the first men's world cup was held. Women’s sports are getting more popular, and it isn’t just men who are playing. Still there are lots of sports that only have men but now soccer isn’t one of them. So far there are only been 5 women’s world cup, but it is getting much more popular. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Where is has been held <ul><li>1991- China </li></ul><ul><li>1995-Sweeden </li></ul><ul><li>1999-United States </li></ul><ul><li>2003-United States </li></ul><ul><li>2007-China </li></ul><ul><li>2011-Germany </li></ul><ul><li>2015-Many Countries have bid but Canada has a big chance </li></ul>
  13. 13. Who won <ul><li>1991- United States </li></ul><ul><li>1995- Norway </li></ul><ul><li>1999- United States </li></ul><ul><li>2003- Germany </li></ul><ul><li>2007- Germany </li></ul><ul><li>The United States and Germany have dominated during the past 5 women’s worlds cup </li></ul>
  14. 14. Bibliography Pictures <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  15. 15. Bibliography <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>'s_World_Cup </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>