History of Football
Football is a family of team sports that involves varying degrees, kicking the ball to score goals. The word football, commonly used, is commonly used to refer to the form of football where it is most popular. Sports commonly known as football include association football (known as soccer in some countries); Gridion football Australian Strelian rules football rugby football and Galley. Contextual, ancient or prehistoric ball games are referenced in many different parts of the world. The contemporary codes of football can be traced back to the codification of these games in English public schools during the 19th century. With the expansion of the British Empire, these rules of football began to spread beyond the controlling empire directly into the areas of British influence.
By the end of the 19th century, specific regional codes had already been developed: For example, to preserve their heritage, the rules of the local traditional football games were deliberately included. In 1888, the Football England League was established in England, becoming the first of many professional Football .L competition. During the 20th Century, different types of football became the most popular team sports in the world.
History of World Cup Football
The FIFA World Cup is an international competition established in the 1930s. The game has been contested by national teams of members of the International Governing Body, the Federation International de Football .L Association (FIFA). The tournament is held every four years, except 1942 and 1946, when the competition was canceled due to World War II.
The last Football World Cup was held in 2014 by Brazil, won by Germany, who beat Argentina 1-0. The World Cup 2018 was held in Russia.The tournament began on June 4, 2018 and ended on July 15, 2018. 32 teams competed in the World Cup. The Zabiwaka wolf was the mascot of the 2018 World Cup. France won World Cup 2018, beating Croatia 4-2 in the final on July 15, 2018. This was the first time that Croatia made it to the final. French manager Didier Dashchamps has become the third person to win the World Cup as captain and manager.
|2018||France||Croatia||Luzhniki Stadium||Moscow, Russia|
|2014||Germany||Argentina||Estadio do Maracana||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|2010||Spain||Netherlands||Soccer City||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|2002||Brazil||Germany||International Stadium Yokohama||Yokohama, Japan|
|1998||France||Brazil||Stade de France||Saint-Denis, France|
|1994||Brazil||Italy||Rose Bowl||Pasadena, California, United States|
|1990||West Germany||Argentina||Stadio Olimpico||Rome, Italy|
|1986||Argentina||West Germany||Estadio Azteca||Mexico City, Mexico|
|1982||Italy||West Germany||Santiago Bernabéu||Madrid, Spain|
|1978||Argentina||Netherlands||Estadio Monumental||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|1974||West Germany||Netherlands||Olympiastadion||Munich, West Germany|
|1970||Brazil||Italy||Estadio Azteca||Mexico City, Mexico|
|1966||England||West Germany||Wembley Stadium||London, England|
|1962||Brazil||Czechoslovakia||Estadio Nacional||Santiago, Chile|
|1958||Brazil||Sweden||Råsunda Stadium||Solna, Sweden|
|1954||West Germany||Hungary||Wankdorf Stadium||Bern, Switzerland|
|1950||Uruguay||Brazil||Estádio do Maracanã||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|1938||Italy||Hungary||Stade Olympique de Colombes||Paris, France|
|1934||Italy||Czechoslovakia||Stadio Nazionale PNF||Rome, Italy|
|1930||Uruguay||Argentina||Estadio Centenario||Montevideo, Uruguay|
World Cup Football Results by Nation
|National Team||Finalists||Winners||Runners-up||Years won||Years Runners-up|
|Brazil||7||5||2||1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002||1950, 1998|
|Italy||6||4||2||1934, 1938, 1982, 2006||1970, 1994|
|Germany||7||4||4||1954, 1974, 1990, 2014||1966, 1982, 1986, 2002|
|Argentina||4||2||3||1978, 1986||1930, 1990, 2014|
|Netherlands||3||0||3||—||1974, 1978, 2010|