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Soccer Trivia

 

Scientists have found evidence that heart attacks increase significantly for people who watch penalty shoot-outs.

Soccer was played in the twelfth century, though without any rules.

The 1970 World cup match between El Savador and Honduras was so highly charged that it resulted in the two countries embarking on a 3 day war.

The 2002 World Cup was hosted by two countries Japan and South Korea. Before the start of the tournament, there was a lot of confusion between the two hosts on issues such as whose country's name would appear first on game tickets.

The game rugby was originated at Rugby school located in England in 1823. This happened when William Webb Ellis, while playing soccer, picked the ball up in his hands and started running with it.
Soccer gave us the term "melee." It means a "confused mass".

 

 

 

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