# Soccer is called football everywhere except North America.
# In America, the game of ‘Grid Iron’ is actually known as ‘football’.
# Edson Arantes do Nascimento, who is best known as “Pele”, played in four FIFA World Cup competitions (Sweden-1958, Chile-1962, England-1966, and Mexico-1970), and scored over 1,200 goals in his career before finally retiring in 1977.
# The Romans played a game named ‘harpastum’ which can be said to be the origin of soccer game of the modern era.
# A single soccer player runs about 7 miles during an entire game. One last thing; More than 80% of the world’s soccer balls are manufactured in Pakistan.