Fundamental Football Facts

  • Football is the world’s most viewed sport.
  • Most of the top quality footballs, even the ones made for FIFA World Cup, are hand-stitched in Sialkot, Pakistan.
  • The first game of basketball was played with a football.
  • On average, football players run 9.65 km per game.
  • The most number of goals secured by a single player in a single match was 16 and was scored by Stephan Stanis of France playing for Racing Club de Lens.
  • Canadians and Americans are the only people who call football soccer even though it is thought to have originated in 17th century England.

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