The Origin And Development of Football
Rugby football originated in the United Kingdom, formerly known as Rugby football. Because of its spherical like olives, in China to be known as "football." Rugby is the name of a town in England, in this small town has a public school called Rugby School, which is the birthplace of rugby.
Football is football evolved. In 1823, the British Rugby being a university city of a football match. The other side came from behind the goal onslaught, but no less than Jiugong. At this time, members of William Webb Ellis abnormal impulse, picked up the football go out into the other's goal, knowing that the other players came forward to block all by his 11 to avoid. Finally, William Webb Ellis was finally thrown the ball the other goal. The ball was ruled invalid a matter of course, but the move has lead to impulse a new sports - rugby. Because of this ball Xingzhuang Si olives, so people will bring in this new sport called "football."
Although the record since the first rugby but in order to distinguish it from football instead of round ball. Lack of students than the schools but by a dried pig bladder inflatable game after, not a round shape as a result the direction of the ball bouncing uncertain, long time for, for granted. The year 1851 living in Lake Middle School next to the boots than the merchant William ? Gilbert, found that students inflatable pig bladder, whim, with four stitches of the four oval ball and participated in the London Great Exhibition. The four balls in the viewer's interest in the UK team competed to purchase from this oval ball replaced the pigs bladder. So William ? Gilbert became the world's largest football producer, GILBERT rugby has become a famous brand. NFL Jerseys also began to sell.
The size of football field close to football, game player is 11 each side. Competition can play, you can hold, can not help but rough fierce, so playing members are carrying a helmet or protective gear. However, after careful research historian later found that the story was completely untrue, but the legend of the force is strong, it has been accepted by the people now in the Rugby School has also set up a monument with the inscription: "This stone commemorates the exploit of William Webb Ellis". "This monument to mark W W Ellis courageous action. " Even Rugby football's highest honor, Rugby World Cup Webb Ellis trophy is to name as Webb Ellis Cup.