Football - American
American Football History
Soccer History

Why was football invented?

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
2016-05-19 11:57:22
2016-05-19 11:57:22

because college students were bored of playing regular sports back in the 1800s in Princeton and they wanted to play something similar to rugby and soccer. so they invented football Walter camp did

Football was invented because college boy's all over wanted to play a sport similar to rugby and a little bit different from soccer so Walter Camp invented a game called "football" in the late 1880's in Quebec.

There had to be a sport that could capture spectators from baseball and become the new national pastime.They wanted a game thet would be fun and would give a lot of exercise.And they wanted a sport that was diffucult, but if you try your hardest you'll suceed.

Copyright © 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.