Football (take note any Americans out there!) is both Britain’s and the world’s most popular sport. Invented by us Brits, it has gone from strength to strength since we first laid eyes on it.
Football has become a daily part of life for hundreds of thousands of kids all over the UK, and is increasing in popularity all the time as youngsters pretend to be Ronaldo or Messi whilst kicking a footballl about the park!
Did you know?
The very first World Cup was held in 1930 in Uruguay - and they won it! In the 80 years and 20 competitions since, all World Cup victories have been shared between 7 countries: England, Brazil, Germany, Argentina, Italy, Spain and France.
Suits kids who are…
- Quick Thinkers
- Any Age
3 reasons to get into Football
Football helps you build communication and teamwork skills
Teamwork and communication is incredibly important in football, without it you’ll more often than not end up on the losing side. Through teamwork and communication, kids will develop a life improving skill and the ability to work effectively in a team setting is a skill that will prove useful again and again...and again!
Football will teach you discipline
There are lots of footballers who had loads of natural talent but never made it. There are even more who didn’t have the natural talent, but through hard work and discipline, they made it. A commitment to improvement is something a child will take with them throughout their whole life, and something that will help them in all areas of their life.
Football is everywhere!
Being our most popular sport, there are no shortage of places to play football. There are loads of football schemes running throughout the country and there will never be a shortage of clubs available to join.
Kids can have great passion and great ability but if you have the facilities for your particular sport that can give you the inspiration to become a sportsman.