Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Ancient kicking games -- Soccer in the Middle Ages -- The birth of modern soccer -- A changing game -- Soccer around the world -- FIFA and the World Cup -- Soccer in the Olympics -- Paralympic soccer -- Futsal and beach soccer -- Early soccer in North America -- A growing popularity -- Women and soccer -- Fans and fair play -- The future is bright.
This book introduces the history of soccer, from early soccer-like games in China in 255-206 B.C.E. to the twentieth-century Fédération Internationale de Football Association with its 209 members.
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