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What came first football or soccer?

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2015-04-29 10:48:10
2015-04-29 10:48:10

Football (the English one...) originated over 400 years ago, where villages, sometimes a mile apart, would kick a bladder around a stretch of countryside and the first one to get it to a set point, or a goal, in the opposing village would win. At these matches, they were incredibly violent and some people even took clubs to them which they would beat the opposition away with.

On the other hand, American Football was created long after this, and some modern day "Soccer" teams, such as Sheffield Wednesday est.1867, are older than the sport of American football which was created at the turn of the 20th century.

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