Opera News

Opera News App

Sheffield is the first football club in the world, see other football facts you probably don't know

Surdhiq
By Surdhiq | self meida writer
Published 7 months ago - 18527 views

Football is undoubtedly the most famous sport in the world which combines speed, strength, skills. Even if you are a die-hard fan of football, there are certainly some facts you don't know about football. 

1. Only Canada and America uses the word SOCCER for football

2. During every, a player runs an average of 9.65km

3. The first Basketball game was played with a football 

4. The North Korea Rungrado May Day stadium is the largest stadium in the world 

5. The First World Football club is Sheffield FC

6. Lightning killed an entire football team in 1998

7. Greenland cannot join FIFA because enough grasses cannot grow on their fields

8. Bryce Brytes a 20-months old baby is the first youngest professional football player

9. The highest scoreline is 149-0 between Stades Olympique de Lemryne and As Adema of Madagascar 

10. The world class, Christiano Ronaldo becomes the first player to score in every minute of the game, 1-90mins

11. Lee Todds holds the record for the fastest red card received, he received the red card after he used a foul language in 2.4secs

12. Neil Armstrong wanted to take football to the space but NASA refused it

13. A referree's call in 1964 caused a riot that result in the death of over 300 people and 500 injured 

14. 16 is the maximum number of goals scored by a player in a single football match 

15. One of the fastest goal is by Ricardo Olivera in 1998 in 2.8secs

Content created and supplied by: Surdhiq (via Opera News )

Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform

YOU MAY LIKE

Super Eagles star returns from injury to rescue a point for his European-club in their 2-2 draw

32 minutes ago

73 🔥

Super Eagles star returns from injury to rescue a point for his European-club in their 2-2 draw

What has happened to our Super Eagles defenders

42 minutes ago

126 🔥

What has happened to our Super Eagles defenders

Arsenal injury boost ahead of Leicester clash!

54 minutes ago

221 🔥

Arsenal injury boost ahead of Leicester clash!

One Little Secret to Lasting Love

1 hours ago

0 🔥

One Little Secret to Lasting Love

Gattuso: Osimhen had a drop in blood sugar and lost consciousness

1 hours ago

77 🔥

Gattuso: Osimhen had a drop in blood sugar and lost consciousness

OPINION: This Is VAR Worst Decision In Spanish League This Season

1 hours ago

1117 🔥

OPINION: This Is VAR Worst Decision In Spanish League This Season

Two Missed Penalties And VAR Chaos As West Bromwich Albion Defeat Brighton Albion

1 hours ago

74 🔥

Two Missed Penalties And VAR Chaos As West Bromwich Albion Defeat Brighton Albion

List of German coaches who have managed Nigeria

2 hours ago

59 🔥

List of German coaches who have managed Nigeria

More Photos As Sen Akpabio Was Spotted At The Funeral Of Late Chief Of Air Staff (NAF), Nsikak Eduok

2 hours ago

4600 🔥

More Photos As Sen Akpabio Was Spotted At The Funeral Of Late Chief Of Air Staff (NAF), Nsikak Eduok

Men That Don't Watch Football Are Special Creatures- Lady Says, Sparks Reactions

3 hours ago

692 🔥

Men That Don't Watch Football Are Special Creatures- Lady Says, Sparks Reactions

COMMENTS

View all comments