Association football

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Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players.wikipedia
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Ball (association football)

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Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players.
A football, soccer-ball, football ball, or association football ball is the ball used in the sport of association football.

Football pitch

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The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end.
A football pitch (also known as a football field or soccer field) is the playing surface for the game of association football.

Scoring in association football

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The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.
In games of association football teams compete to score the most goals during the match.

Laws of the Game (association football)

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Football is played in accordance with a set of rules known as the Laws of the Game.
The Laws of the Game (LOTG) are the codified rules that help define association football.

Penalty kick (association football)

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Each team is led by a captain who has only one official responsibility as mandated by the Laws of the Game: to represent their team in the coin toss prior to kick-off or penalty kicks.
A penalty kick (commonly known as a penalty or a PK) is a method of restarting play in association football, in which a player is allowed to take a single shot on the goal while it is defended only by the opposing team's goalkeeper.

Captain (association football)

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Each team is led by a captain who has only one official responsibility as mandated by the Laws of the Game: to represent their team in the coin toss prior to kick-off or penalty kicks.
The team captain of an association football team, sometimes known as the skipper, is a team member chosen to be the on-pitch leader of the team; it is often one of the older/or more experienced members of the squad, or a player that can heavily influence a game or have good leadership qualities.

Football player

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Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players.
The main types of football are association football, American football, Canadian football, Australian rules football, Gaelic football, rugby league and rugby union.

Overtime (sports)

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If the score is level at the end of the game, either a draw is declared or the game goes into extra time or a penalty shootout depending on the format of the competition.
In association football knock-out competitions or competition stages, teams play an extra 30 minutes, called extra time, when the deciding leg (or replay of a tie) has not produced a winner by the end of normal or full-time.

FIFA

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Football is governed internationally by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA; Fédération Internationale de Football Association), which organises World Cups for both men and women every four years.
de Fútbol Asociación; Internationaler Verband des Association Football) is a non-profit organization which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, fútsal, beach soccer, and efootball.

FIFA World Cup

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Football is governed internationally by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA; Fédération Internationale de Football Association), which organises World Cups for both men and women every four years.
The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.

1930 FIFA World Cup

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The FIFA World Cup has taken place every four years since 1930 with the exception of 1942 and 1946 tournaments, which were cancelled due to World War II.
The 1930 FIFA World Cup was the inaugural FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.

UEFA Champions League

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The most prestigious competition in club football is the UEFA Champions League which attracts an extensive television audience throughout the world.
The UEFA Champions League (abbreviated as UCL) is an annual club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and contested by top-division European clubs, deciding the best team in Europe.

List of top-division football clubs in UEFA countries

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The top five European leagues are the Premier League (England), La Liga (Spain), Bundesliga (Germany), Serie A (Italy), and Ligue 1 (France).
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is the administrative and controlling body for European football.

La Liga

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The top five European leagues are the Premier League (England), La Liga (Spain), Bundesliga (Germany), Serie A (Italy), and Ligue 1 (France).
The Campeonato Nacional de Liga de Primera División, commonly known as La Liga (La Liga Santander for sponsorship reasons with Santander), is the men's top professional football division of the Spanish football league system.

Bundesliga

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The top five European leagues are the Premier League (England), La Liga (Spain), Bundesliga (Germany), Serie A (Italy), and Ligue 1 (France).
Bundesliga''' ) is a professional association football league in Germany and the football league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide.

Serie A

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The top five European leagues are the Premier League (England), La Liga (Spain), Bundesliga (Germany), Serie A (Italy), and Ligue 1 (France).
Serie A, also called Serie A TIM due to sponsorship by TIM, is a professional league competition for football clubs located at the top of the Italian football league system and the winner is awarded the Scudetto and the Coppa Campioni d'Italia.

Ligue 1

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The top five European leagues are the Premier League (England), La Liga (Spain), Bundesliga (Germany), Serie A (Italy), and Ligue 1 (France).
Ligue 1, also called Ligue 1 Conforama for sponsorship reasons with Conforama, is a French professional league for men's association football clubs.

Goal (sports)

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The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end.
In some games, such as association football or hockey, the object is to pass the ball between the posts below the crossbar, while in others, such as those based on rugby, the ball must pass over the crossbar instead.

The Football Association

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The modern game traces its origins to 1863 when the Laws of the Game were originally codified in England by The Football Association.
The Football Association (FA) is the governing body of association football in England and the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man.

Football

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Football is one of a family of football codes, which emerged from various ball games played worldwide since antiquity. The rules of association football were codified in England by the Football Association in 1863 and the name association football was coined to distinguish the game from the other forms of football played at the time, specifically rugby football.
Sports commonly called football include association football (known as soccer in some countries); gridiron football (specifically American football or Canadian football); Australian rules football; rugby football (either rugby league or rugby union); and Gaelic football.

UEFA European Championship

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An image of an episkyros player depicted in low relief on a vase at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens appears on the UEFA European Championship Cup.
The UEFA European Football Championship, commonly known as the UEFA European Championship and informally as the Euros, is the primary association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), determining the continental champion of Europe.

Rugby football

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The rules of association football were codified in England by the Football Association in 1863 and the name association football was coined to distinguish the game from the other forms of football played at the time, specifically rugby football.

English public school football games

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The modern rules of association football are based on the mid-19th century efforts to standardise the widely varying forms of football played in the public schools of England.
British public school football also directly influenced the rules of Association football.

Sheffield F.C.

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Some came up with their own distinct codes of rules, most notably the Sheffield Football Club, formed by former public school pupils in 1857, which led to formation of a Sheffield FA in 1867.
Sheffield Football Club is an English football club from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, although now based in Dronfield, Derbyshire.

John Charles Thring

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In 1862, John Charles Thring of Uppingham School also devised an influential set of rules.
John Charles Thring (11 June 1824 – 3 October 1909), known during his life as "Charles Thring" or "J. C. Thring", was an English clergyman and teacher, notable for his contributions to the early history of association football.