Where did the modern day football/soccer originate?
Modern day football (soccer) originated in England in the early 19th century. It is a popular sport in many countries today, and its roots can be traced back to medieval England and China. The modern rules of the game were established in England in 1863, and the first international match was held in 1872 between Scotland and England. The sport has since spread all over the world, and today it is played by millions of people in hundreds of countries. The FIFA World Cup is the largest international football tournament, and it takes place every four years.