What year was football invented?
Football is the official name for soccer. Soccer comes from association football. Only in the USA and Canada do they say soccer.
The global name for football is of course football. The global name for American football is gridiron. Gridiron is a code of handball and not football.
Football is a sport where players control the ball with their feet and only football does this.
Football has been played for many centuries but had no official rules.
The british created rules for football in 1848. After that many codes of handball arose including rugger and gridiron, none of which are codes of football.
Question asked by chickenman94
walter camp invented it in 1890. He is from Canada. Answer around 1876 Answer it startred in the 1860's ANSWER they are all lying he invented it in 1886 no wait it was 1863 yeah it was 1863 Walter Camp could not have invented football in 1863 because he would have only been 4 years old. He invented the sport in 1879 while he was a player/coach at Yale University.