football is the most popular sport in the world. In every sports championship, you will surely find this type of sport with many followers / followers. Soccer consists of the words “Soccer” and “Ball”. The word “football” means kicking (using the legs), while “ball” is one of the game instruments with a round shape and is made of rubber, leather or other. So that the essence is a sport that is applied by kicking the ball through the legs and being free to put it in the opponent’s goal. The football game is carried out by 2 opposing teams. The two teams consist of a central player of 11 people and a number of reserve players of several people. Each team tries to get as many goals (kicks in the goal) as possible against the opposite goal to win. There are several historical records that underlie the characteristics of the football game and why football has so far been the most popular. The history of football in the archipelago is divided into 2, namely the history of international football and the history of Indonesian football. The following is a detailed description of its historical sequence until it reaches Indonesia.
The beginning of football originates outside Indonesia. Football has developed in such a way that the characteristics of the game as they are today. So the history of international football is divided into 2, namely the history of ancient football and the history of modern football. Here are the reviews:
1. History of ancient football
The history of ancient football can be traced from a country called China, precisely during the Han dynasty that took place between the second or third century before the Gregorian calendar was applied. At that time, football used a leather ball and a small net goal, so saying it was quite difficult. The name of the soccer game at that time was called “Tsu Chu”. In addition to China, sports like this are also found in Japan with the name “Come here,” which is a game made by dribbling made of deer skin.
2. History of modern football
The beginning of football was marked by the establishment of a football association organization based in the Mason Tavern Football Association, London, England. At the meeting, a single rule was established for the football game, which was then followed by the football associations of Wales, Scotland and Ireland. The associations then established the Board of the International Football Association (IFAB) as a larger association to administer world football regulations. Football grew and, finally, the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) was founded in the city of Paris, France, which was coined on May 21, 1904.
Soccer in Indonesia cannot be separated from the visits of other nations that trade or colonize. The first time that soccer in Indonesia was presented by China that wanted to show its superiority so as not to lose to European countries. This is evident from the formation of many associations that were established, one of which is Jakarta UMS. Indonesian football has made great progress in order to advance to the 1938 World Cup arena.
Before entering the World Cup event, Indonesia formed an association that hosts all of Indonesia’s soccer teams, namely the Indonesian Soccer Association (PSSI) on April 19, 1930 in Yogyakarta. An important figure behind the establishment of PSSI is Soeratin Sosrosoegondo. In addition, PSSI also formed women’s soccer competitions and competitions with certain age categories (U-15, U-17, U-19, U-21 and U-23). And in the end new clubs have emerged in Indonesia so far. It’s a glimpse of football history