Football / Futbol / (or in the common language simply foot, by apocope), or soccer (/ sɔkʁʁ /, in English: [sɑkə]; in North America), is a collective Season Game that is played with a spherical balloon between Two teams of eleven players. They oppose a delimited rectangular ground, equipped with goals defined on opposite widths. The goal of each camp is to put the ball for the opposing goal, without using your arms, and more than the other team.
Appointed originally Football Association, codified by the Scots, at the end of the 19th century, football has endowed in 1904 from an international federation, FIFA. Practiced in 2006 by about 264 million players around the world, football has number one Season Game status in most countries. Some continents, such as Africa, South America and Europe, are even almost entirely dominated by this discipline.
The calendar is dominated by two types of events: those concerning clubs and those of national teams. The World Cup is the most prestigious international event. It has been held every four years since 1930 (except between 1938 and 1950). For clubs, national championships and other cuts are on the competition program.
In competition clubs, the UEFA Champions League, played in Europe but which has equivalents on other continents, is the most coveted trophy of this Season Game, despite the recent implementation of a World Cup of the World Cup. clubs, still looking for prestige.
The decision for a game of the National Football League in Germany is approaching. According to the NFL Network , it is said to be announced on Tuesday, which are three cities on the shortlist of potential hosts. If possible 2022, but no later than 2023 a regular Season Game is to take place on German soil for the first time. The decision falls in December. The League has reportedly committed to award several games per year to London, where on Sunday the New York Jets in the Stadium of Tottenham Hotspur meet the Atlanta Falcons. A week later, the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Miami Dolphins duel there. One should take place in Mexico City, another in Germany. Each team should issue at least a game outside the US within eight years. Since 2007, 28 times in London and three times in Mexico was played.