Bookcover of Football (Association Football)
Booktitle:

Football (Association Football)

Association football, Football (ball), Laws of the Game (association football), Charles Goodyear

Loc Publishing (2011-10-04 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-7-27223-7

ISBN-10:
6137272230
EAN:
9786137272237
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. In association football, the football (or soccer ball, according to whether the game is referred to as "football" or "soccer") used in official matches is a specific type of football standardised for size, weight, and material and manufactured to the specifications of the Laws of the Game, specifically Law 2. Football's popularity skyrocketed, in part, due to the emergence of Soccer Factory. Early footballs began as animal bladders that would easily fall apart if kicked too much. As time went on footballs developed to what they look like today. This was possible with the help of people like Charles Goodyear, who introduced rubber and his discoveries of vulcanization to the design of footballs. Today, technological research is ongoing to develop footballs with improved performance. In 1863, the first specification for footballs were laid down by the Football Association. Previous to this, footballs were made out of inflated leather, with later leather coverings to help footballs maintain their shapes.
Publishing house:
Loc Publishing
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Timoteus Elmo
Number of pages:
160
Published on:
2011-10-04
Stock:
Available
Category:
Sport
Price:
49.00 €
Keywords:
Weight, game, soccer, Size, Football, Soccer

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