Football (or soccer as the game is called in some parts of the world) has a long history. Football in its current form arose in England in the middle of the 19th Century. But every second versions of the game existed much earlier and are a part of the football history.
Early archives and the precursors of football
The first known examples of a team game involving a ball, which was made out of a rock, occurred in old Mesoamerican cultures for more than 3000 years ago. According to the sources, the ball would symbolize the sun and the captain of the losing team would be sacrificed to the gods.
The first known ball game which with keen kicking took place In China in the 3rd and 2nd century BC under the state Cuju. Cuju was played gone a round ball upon an area of a square. It unconventional move on to Japan and was clever below ceremonial forms.
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