Today (August 10, 2012, Friday) Google is featuring “Football” by showing the Doodle “London 2012 football“. This event is taking place from Wednesday 25 July – Saturday 11 August.
See the below London 2012 FootBall Google Doodle video:
- Click the play button to start the game.
- For movement use left/right arrow keys
- For jump use space bar.
Football was introduced as a medal sport at the Paris 1900 Olympic Games.The first women’s competition was at Atlanta 1996.
What is FootBall (Soccer) :
Football is a fast and physically demanding game. Players need to have speed, strength and stamina, as well as excellent ball skills and the ability to play tactically as a team.18 athletes (11 players and seven substitutes) on each team.
The football pitches are not exactly the same size in all the venues, but vary between 100m–110m long and 64m–75m wide. The penalty spot at either end is 11m from the goal.