People think that football has been around for more than two thousand years, which makes it one of the oldest sports that still exists. It is believed that the game was first played in Greece, Rome, and some parts of Central America. Football enthusiasts are always keen to learn interesting facts about the game, considering its long history. England was the first to record a set of regulations for the sport, which developed it into the version we know now. Here are some amazing facts about this sport with an abundant past.
1) First Ever International Football Match
On the 30th of November 1872, the first football match that was acknowledged by FIFA featuring England and Scotland was held. Despite the presence of 4,000 viewers, the game concluded with a draw and no points were scored.