Football – the development of national sport

1869th On November 6, the first soccer was played between Rutgers and Princeton. Rugby as the game was known, it developed over a seven year period and became the favorite sport in the largest eastern schools of all other sports including football. In these 7 years modern day football began to develop with today's sport.

Walter Camp is known as the father of American football at the "Massasoit" congress known in 1876, known as the NCAA. The first rules of American football were written at this time.

In 1892, football was a popular sport among athletic clubs in America. In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, two competitive sports clubs were strictly competitive. This tournament led to one of the clubs, which actually paid $ 500, the first pay-per-view player in the sport. William (Pudge) Heffelfinger, Yale, was not only the first paid player in the sport but the Allegheny Athletic Association of the Pittsburgh Athletic Club. Allegheny won 4-0.

Four years after Heffelfinger became the first professional football player, the Allegheny Athletic Association started his first professional team. In 1896 the football season held 2 games.

Between 1900 and 1905 the number of professional teams grew. There were seven professional football teams in Ohio. It was only in 1902 that the first big tournament was held in New York's Madison Square Gardens. 5 teams participated, of which 4 were from New York and 1 from New Jersey. At this time, the first night game was played by 3000 people. Syracuse won the race with the legendary Glen (Pop) Warner. They played against New York, with a score of 6-0.

In 1967, the first NFL-AFL championship was played between Green Bay (35) and Kansas City (10). It's interesting to note that Green Bay also won the Oakland (33-14) in the 1968 championship game. In 1969, "Super Bowl" was officially accepted for this wonderful sports event with the New York Jets, which defeated Baltimore (16-7).

From the most important eastern dormitories to local athletic clubs, fortunate beginnings throughout America have a rich history of sport and the men they love have created a national past. Sports fans are enthusiastic followers of this extremely competitive game not only in America but also around the world.

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