Soccer – A Popular Sports Event


Soccer : Football, is the most popular sports through out world. Recently though some other games like Cricket, Volleyball, Basket Ball, Badmintons etc are also popular, but Soccer is still on the top. FIFA is the highest body responsible to hold FIFA World Cup in every four years. The 1st FIFA World Cup was held in 1930, 2nd in 1934. 3rd in 1938, the 4th in 1950, 5th in 1950, 6th in 1954, 7th in 1958, 8th in 1962, 9th in 1966, 10th 197, 11th in 1974, 12th in 1978, 13th 1982, 14th in 1986, 15th 1990, 16th 1994, 16th in 1998, 17th in 2002, 18th in 2006 and the 19th in 2010. The 1st FIFA World Cup held in Uruguary and the Cup owned by the host county.

Mentionable that FIFA World Cup could not be arranged between 1938 to 1950 2nd world wars.Considering the popularity of World Cup, FIFA organized the women's 1st World Cup held in China in 1991 and the Cup owned by USA. Like the men's one women's FIFA World Cup also organized in every four years like the 2nd one in 1995, 3rd one in 199, 4th one in 2003 and the 5th one in 2007. FIFA is not only responsible to organize the FIFA World Cup, but also responsible to provide necessary in fractural, financial and other supports to the members county to improve the quality of Football. FIFA is also responsible to arrange the training programme for referees. After FIFA World Cup, the most popular Soccer conventions are European Soccer, English Soccer, United States Soccer, and the European Cup etc. Every country has its own Football Association or in any other named who is responsible for development of the quality of the Football in their respective county. They are also responsible to bring out the young talent from the grassroots level by organizing the Football Tournament in various levels.