Football is a game a sport that is very popular around the world. Almost every country has its own football league. Football is not just a sports game, soccer is also something that creates a symbol, pride and identity for a city, country and its people.
Historically, the inspiration for the birth of football was in China during the Han Dynasty in the 2nd and 3rd centuries. At that time football was named T’su Chu. In the 19th century modern football was born in England. At that time, the English football association, or what is commonly called the FA, appeared and began to make rules about football. And in 1904, FIFA or the federation that houses football around the world was born.
England as a country that gave birth to modern football has certainly become a country with a large football influence. However, England actually has unique facts regarding football. Here are the facts of football in the UK.
The professional division that first appeared in England was the English Football League or the English Football League in 1888. The English Football League was initiated by the director of Aston Villa, William McGregor. In 1892, the Football Alliance, which is a rival of the English Football League, joined and formed a new division, namely Division II. The English Football League lasted for 104 years until finally in 1992 the top clubs of the First Division Football League left and formed a new league called the FA Premier League. In the Premier League, clubs find it easier to find the benefits that can be obtained from broadcasting rights. Until now the Premier League is still standing.