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The pinnacle of the international game comes in the form the Football World Cup. In parts of the world the sport is also known as Soccer. The aim of football is to score more goals then your opponent in a 90 minute playing time frame.
History and Rules of American Football
Only the goalkeeper is permitted to handle the ball and may do so only within the penalty area surrounding the goal. The team that scores more goals wins. Modern football originated in Britain in the 19th century. The Football Association , formed in , codified the rules of the game and hosted the first cup competition between regional football clubs in Britain. It is a quadrennial tournament and is likely the most popular sporting event in the world, drawing billions of television viewers every tournament. Simple in its principal rules and essential equipment, the sport can be played almost anywhere, from official football playing fields pitches to gymnasiums, streets, school playgrounds, parks, or beaches. For a history of the origins of football sport, see football.
American Football, the well known full-contact sport is followed from the English Rugby in the 19th century. The aim of the game is to bring the ball across the field into the opponents end-zone. Today football is one of the most popular sports in America, right behind baseball. Every year the Super-Bowl is a big event like the World Cup. A entire football team consist of more than 40 men. But only 11 men are allowed to play at the same time for their team.
American football , referred to simply as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron , [nb 1] is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense , the team with possession of the oval-shaped football , attempts to advance down the field by running with the ball or passing it, while the defense , the team without possession of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs or plays; if they fail, they turn over the football to the defense, but if they succeed, they are given a new set of four downs to continue the drive. Points are scored primarily by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins.
Football is one of the world's most popular games. It is played in nearly every country, by everyone from kids in vacant lots and back streets to professional players in giant stadiums. Professional football is watched by billions of people all over the world, and is probably the world's most popular spectator sport. The earliest known form of the game was developed in China around B. It was known as cuju 'kick-ball' and was played with a leather ball.
Football: History, Rules and Vocabulary. Past Simple and Past Continuous (Murphy - English Grammar in Use: Units 5 and 6). 1/ Reading. Try to figure out the.
Association football more commonly known as football or soccer, a sport played between 2 slides of 11 players with a spherical ball. Football is the worlds most popular sport. Outfield players move the ball with any part of the body except their hands or arms, whilst the ball is in play. Only the goal keeper can use their hands and this is only in their penalty area.
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Он старался двигаться быстрее, знал, что где-то позади идет человек с пистолетом. Беккер смешался с толпой прихожан и шел с низко опущенной головой. Собор был уже совсем рядом, он это чувствовал. Толпа стала еще плотнее, а улица шире. Они двигались уже не по узкому боковому притоку, а по главному руслу. Когда улица сделала поворот, Беккер вдруг увидел прямо перед собой собор и вздымающуюся ввысь Гиральду. Звон колоколов оглушал, эхо многократно отражалось от высоких стен, окружающих площадь.
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