Football is a most popular sport of the world commonly known as "Soccer".

It plays in every part of the globe. There are minimum 200 countries where people like football. The name football has comes from the two words "foot" and "ball". It has named as football because the ball is usually kicked with the foot. It has also be hit using by the knee or head. Before the 19th century, "Football" referred to numbers of ball games played on foot. The rules of these games be different from one another, some allowing the use of hands "running games", others forbidding it "kicking games". One celebrity has it that the football game rugby, American football's ancestor, was invented when an Englishman grew tired of the no hands restriction, picked the ball up, and ran.

Upcoming Football Events

There are many football matches organized in future. The next football tournament has started as UEFA FA Cup 2011 on August 14, 2010. It is the 130th tournament of the FA Cup the world oldest tournament. In this tournament 759 clubs will participate. The final of the FA Cup 2011 will be held on 14th May 2011 at Wembley Stadium in London. In 2012, The Euro Cup 2012 will go to be held. It is also one of the big tournaments of the world. In this event last times only 16 teams will participates. Qualifying for the Euro Cup 2012 will be organized between August 2010 and November 2011.

The Final Tournament of Euro Cup 2012 will be held between June 8, 2012 and July 1, 2012 in the host country Poland and Ukraine.