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Soccer facts
18 Facts about Soccer


Autoslide every
149 - 0
is the
highest score
ever made
in a Soccer game
After the whistle to start the game, soccer player Lee Todd said "F*ck me, that was loud" and received the fastest red card in history: 2 seconds.
A 20-month-old baby became the youngest professional soccer player ever, after being signed up by a Belgian club.
Qatar's 2022 World Cup will take more lives than 9/11 due to horrible working conditions for migrant workers building stadiums and infrastructure.
8 of the 12 host cities for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil are among the 50 most violent cities in the world.
The city of Lusail, host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final game, does not exist yet.
In 2013, soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo opened a museum dedicated to himself.
The first soccer game televised was a friendly match between Arsenal's first and second team in 1937.
More than 1 in 20 soccer injuries are caused by celebrating goals on the pitch.
On average, soccer players run as far as 9.5 miles in a single match.
Retired Argentine soccer player, Diego Maradona, has his own religion made by his fans.
The word "soccer" originated as a
slang abbreviation of the word "association"
The Vatican has its own soccer team.
Ronaldinho's deal with Coca-Cola ended after he was caught sipping a Pepsi in a news conference.
FIFA has more member countries than the U.N.
The original 2014 World Cup's ball was produced in Pakistan.
The most goals scored in a World Cup's match was 10 by Hungary against El Salvador in 1982.
Famous soccer player Mario Balotelli is an Italian, born to immigrants from Ghana, raised by a Jewish mother.
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