Sep 172011

Football or Soccer is the most popular game around. People are crazy for this beautiful game. Here are some interesting secrets and facts:"Best Footballer Zidane Kicking Football"

# 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.

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