A Brief History of Football [Infographic]

By on February 1, 2013

Football first appears in recorded history around 2,000 BC, although it wasn’t until 1581 that the team game and formal rules were started. A different style of the game began in Rugby in 1845, followed by the new American-style football 24 years later. Our infographic looks at the origins of these brilliant games.

A Brief History of Football