Have a crush on a soccer player? Impress him with cool facts!

Eva Melgarejo

One way to get your crush to notice you is to talk about the things he’s into, like soccer. After all, it’s the most popular sport in the world.

Ready or not, here we come! 10 cool facts about soccer that will impress him and your dad 😉

Fact #1

World Cup is the greatest event in soccer! It is played every four years.  This year it took place in Brazil.  Next go around will be in 2018.

Fact #2

Most of the World Cups have been won by Brazil, total of 5.

Fact #3

There are 11 players per team.

Fact #4

The game is played in two halves of 45 minutes each.

Fact #5

The most important player in the team is the captain, number 10.

Fact #6

The most important soccer player in the last 20 years is David Beckham.

Fact #7

The most important soccer player in the history of the sport is Pele from Brazil.

Fact #8

Soccer originated in China.

Fact #9

There are 13 teams in Major League Soccer.

Fact #10

Soccer has been played for more than 3,000 years.


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Eva Melgarejo

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