The Origin of Football

The history of the emergence of sport and football is still contentious. Some of the documents explained that football was born since Roman times, partly explain the football comes from China. FIFA as world football's governing body formally declared that football was born from mainland China that originated from a game of Chinese society until the 2nd century BC to the 3rd. The sport was known as "tsu chu".

The Origin of Football

In one military document mentioning, in the year 206 BC, during the reign of Tsin and Han Dynasty, Chinese society has played a ball called tsu chu. Tsu itself means "hit the ball with the foot". while chu, meaning "a ball of skin and no content".

The Football game uses a ball made from animal skins. Version of the ancient history of the football the other country comes from Japan, since the 8th century, the people there already know the game ball. The people there call it by: Come here. While the ball used is a buckskin, but the middle is a hole and filled with air.

According to Bill Murray a football historian in his book, The World Game: A History of Soccer, football game has been known since the beginning of AD. At that time, people are familiar with Ancient Egypt and kicking techniques to bring the ball made of linen cloth bundle.

The other side of history is in Ancient Greece also know a game called episcuro, is nothing but a game using balls. Evidence of this history is depicted in the reliefs museum that depicts a young boy holding a ball and play with her thighs.

The history of modern soccer and has received recognition from various parties, its origin from England, who played in the mid-19th century at the schools. 1857 embryo's first football club in the world, namely: Sheffield Football Club. This club is an association of school to pursue a football game.

In 1863 The association of English football is established, who named the Football Association (FA). The agency which issued a regulation game of football, so football became more orderly, organized, and enjoyable audience. Subsequently in 1886 formed another entity that issued the regulations as modern football world, namely: the International Football Association Board (IFAB).

IFAB formed by the English FA to the Scottish Football Association, Football Association of Wales, and the Irish Football Association in Manchester, England. History of football more and tested until now IFAB is the body that issued the regulations on the game of soccer, both on game techniques, terms and duties of the referee, even until the transfer movement of the player.