For most people especially for those who can't play the sport, football is something entertaining. For the Americans, football is something that is always looked forward to. During the football season in the US, Americans flock to the football stadium to watch their favorite players play and cheer whenever their favorite teams win. In the United Kingdom, soccer as what they call it there is very popular. They have their own rules to play the sport and they have their own version of the sport.
Football basically is a team sport performed by many players in a team geared towards one usual intention. The intention of this definite sport, however, depends on the type of football. There are very many kinds of football around the world. However, there are just few kinds of football being performed and known by most people.
One of the usual kinds is soccer. In the United Kingdom, people call it association football but countries equivalent to USA and Australia prefer to call soccer. This sport is performed by two teams using a spherical ball. Each team is composed of eleven players including the goalkeeper who is allowed to touch the ball when others are not. The intention of each team is to kick the ball towards their post and kick it to enter the intention. By that, the team gets one point and when time expires the team with the highest score wins. This sport is taken into account the most popular sport in the world. People always look forward to some international events equivalent to the World Cup which is held every four years.
Another kind of football and is taken into account the widely-watched sport in the USA is what they call rugby or the American football. Just like in soccer, each team has eleven players at one time but the team can have as many as 50 players in it. However, unlike soccer, the American football is more complicated when it comes to the scoring system. For the spectators of the sport, this sport is a struggle for territory or possession. The team has to offer protection to the ball as he runs pass through his opponent aiming for a little bit down which will give the team the highest score: 6. The player holding the ball with the intention of advancing it the opponent's end to get a higher score, is protected by his teammates blocking every opponent who can give up the ball from being advanced. The team who gets the highest score when the time expires wins the sport.
May it be American football or association football, this sport has become a business professionally. Once there is a football adventure, TV networks televised them knowing that people from all over the state are waiting to watch it and they'd pay just to be in a position to watch and their for their favorites. More and more brands scout football players to endorse their products because they know that these players have huge impact on the folks. These are just some of the manifestations that indeed football has grown into a extensive and professional sport over time.