5 Interesting Football Facts

  • Football is the most popular sport in the world, with more than 265 million players worldwide and 4 billion people actively watching the sport from time to time.
  • The FIFA World Cup is the most-watched sports event in the world with an estimated viewership of 3.5 billion.
  • The oldest football club in the world is Sheffield FC, established in 1857.
  • The fastest goal to be recorded took just 2.4 seconds and was scored by Nawaf Al-Abed.
  • Even though the event has been around since 1930 and held every four years, only eight teams have won the FIFA World Cup.

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