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Football is the world’s most popular game which combines strength, speed, and skills.
Even if you are a hardcore fan of Football, there may still be many things that you don’t know about this amazing sport. Check out these 10 interesting facts about Football.

 

1. Football balls are made from layers of synthetic leather while the bladders inside the ball are made from latex or butyl.

2. Different shots in soccer are: knuckle shot, the full volley, the half volley, the swerve shot,  the side volley and the flying volley.

3. The maximum number of players on a football team is 11.

4. Asmir Begovic scored the fastest and longest goal in football history against Southampton On 2 November 2013.

5. Different positions in the Football field are: center-back, sweeper, goalkeeper,  fullback, wingback, attacking midfielder, winger, forward, striker, center-midfielder, defensive midfielder and stopper.

6. Paul Pogba (Juventus-Manchester United) is the world’s most expensive football player.

7. The highest goals were 149-0 in a football game played between Stade Olympique de L’emyrne and AS Adema of Madagascar.

8. Cristiano Ronaldo, Ballon d’Or winner, became the first player who scored a goal in every single minute of the game.

9. Lee Todd holds the record of receiving the fastest red card in the history of professional football after he used foul language.

10. One of the largest ever football tournaments played in the year 1999 in which a total of 5,098 teams had participated and more than 35,000 players took part.

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