When Association Football (Soccer) was first coded in 1863, the game was strictly amateur. Over the next three decades the game gained in popularity and so did the pressure for Soccer to become a professional sport. Some clubs gave better players illicit payments to retain their services and players were lured from club to club with similar irregular payments. The Football Association came under increasing pressure to eliminate these payments by professionalising the game or risk losing control. In 1895 the Football Association finally relented and allowed payments to players. Today the FA runs both professional and amateur leagues.
Women's soccer become an Olympic sport in 1996.
Of course you can't exclude people from a sport!
Athletics is not a professional sport
A professional soccer player is someone who is payed a wage to pley the sport. Effectively someone who plays soccer for a living.
To become a soccer player in India you must do a lot of practice.Practice can led you to become a professional footballer.
canoeing, seriously, it may be professional but it is not a sport.
well Belgium has a professional basket ball team and a professional soccer team. from all the statistics, soccer would be there main sport because they have won more soccer titiles that any other sport and there are more people trying out for soccer teams that any other sport.
To become a professional soccer player, you have to be hired by a team willing to pay you a salary.
There is Baseball & Soccer
There is no professional street soccer league, as for, the sport is more of a pastime.
football......what you Americans call soccer
Being that Neymar is a professional soccer player, I'm going to say soccer.
It is the sport of professional football (soccer).
Go into your local soccer team or a soccer club.