10 Unknown Football Facts Every Fan Should Know

in football •  5 months ago


FIFA 2018 is on roar. While Players are entertaining you with their amazing passion, skills and goals, I am here to bring you some interesting facts about the most followed sport in the world.


1) Stephen Stanis(France) holds the record for the maximum number of goals in the single match. Playing for a racing-club de Lens, he scored 16 goals in a match  (1962)



2) In 1998, Ricardo Olivera(Uruguay) scored a goal in the first 2.8 seconds of the match. It is the quickest goal ever recorded in the history of football.



3) A single football player runs about an average of 9.65 kms in a football match.



4) Europe has been dominating football world cup which  can be seen from the fact that except for the 1930 and 1950 finals, at least 1 European team has reached in the game finals.



5)  The first black football player was Arthur Wharton who played the game in 1800’s.



6) Neil Armstrong and the team wanted to take a football with them on the moon. NASA denied the move stating it as un-American.



7) The first live telecast of this game was done in 1937. This was a practice game played by Arsenal.



8) The first game of basketball ever played was played with a football.


9) China who is currently ranked 75 in the FIFA Men’s Ranking, is the country where football was originated.


10) The “Soccer”, another name of football is famous only in the country of America and Canada.


Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

Very good information. Good to have that.

·

Thank you so much.

·

Thanks. Glad you liked it

·

Glad u liked it

·

You got it

@funnyman it is always good for having such a information

·

Thanks :)

Congratulations @funnyman! You have completed the following achievement on Steemit and have been rewarded with new badge(s) :

Award for the number of upvotes

Click on the badge to view your Board of Honor.
If you no longer want to receive notifications, reply to this comment with the word STOP

Do not miss the last post from @steemitboard:
SteemitBoard World Cup Contest - Round of 16 - Day 4


Participate in the SteemitBoard World Cup Contest!
Collect World Cup badges and win free SBD
Support the Gold Sponsors of the contest: @good-karma and @lukestokes


Do you like SteemitBoard's project? Then Vote for its witness and get one more award!

·

Thank you.

Congratulations @funnyman! You have received a personal award!

2 Years on Steemit
Click on the badge to view your Board of Honor.

Do not miss the last post from @steemitboard:
SteemitBoard and the Veterans on Steemit - The First Community Badge.

Do you like SteemitBoard's project? Then Vote for its witness and get one more award!

thx for sharing, some good facts