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Checkout Amazing Football Facts Including Oldest Professional Footballer

Football has many interesting facts am about to share with you all.

1. Football is the most popular sport in the world. There are around 265 million players in the world and approximately 4 billion people watch the sport.

2. It was invented in China around 476 B.C where it was known as Cuju.

3. More than 3.5 billion people watch the FIFA World Cup. It is World most watched event. Approximately 1 billion people watched the 2018 World Cup finals between France and Croatia.

4. Sheffield FC is the oldest professional football club which was founded in 1857.

5. The fastest goal ever took only 2.4 seconds to occur.

6. Majority of Footballs are manufactured in Pakistan. They are famous for making their hand stitched ball like the Adidas and other quality balls.

7. Only 8 countries have won the World Cup. 

Brazil have the record of winning it 5 times.

8. The first international game ever was played in 1872 between Scotland and England at Hamilton Crescent on 30th November, 1872.

9. The highest ever football attendance was at the Maracana stadium in the match between Uruguay and Brazil.

10. Miura is considered the oldest professional player of all times at 52 years of age.

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