The fascinating history of the world's most beloved sport...
SPORTS . ADVENTURE
Football - The Birth of a Passion
90' (ENG, SPA)
Throughout the centuries and a myriad of cultures, football has taken many forms: from ancient Mayan rituals, to the violent Roman sport designed to harden their soldiers, to the free-for-alls where entire medieval villages confronted each other in the pursuit of pride and honor. It was only in 1863 in England that football took on its modern appearance and separated from the sport of rugby.
That year, the London Football Association created a set of rules that became the definitive rules for football which expanded throughout the world.
Through dramatic historical reconstructions based on archaeological evidence, “Football – The Birth of a Passion” tells the engrossing story from its first humble beginnings…all the way to the formation of FIFA, football's first international association, and on to professional football and the powerful enthusiasm it generates throughout the world.
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