Soccer acts – Interesting Facts About Soccer

Soccer Facts

Authur Wharton is the first black professional soccer player.

FIFA was established in 1904.

Lionel Messi has won the award “Player of the Year” for 4 times.

Germany is the only country that has made to the most World Cup finals compared to other countries.

FIFA prohibited players from swapping their trikotshirts after the game in 1989 because they dint want their players to expose their upper bodies on the field.

Netherland has the most finishes in top two but has never been a champion.

Philip Lahm is a defender who has never got a red card.

Soccer fields are called as pitches. It is rectangular and is between 100 and 300 yards long and 50 to 100 years wide.

The Football has remained the exact same size and shape for nearly 128 years. It is 28 inches in circumference.

First basketball game was actually played with a football.