Facts About Soccer
Fact #1 8 of the 12 host cities for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil are among the 50 most violent cities in the world.
Fact #2 Qatar's 2022 World Cup will take more lives than 9/11 due to horrible working conditions for migrant workers building stadiums and infrastructure.
Fact #3 The city of Lusail, host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final game, does not exist yet.
Fact #4 149-0 is the highest score ever made in a Soccer game
Fact #5 In 2013, soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo opened a museum dedicated to himself.
Fact #6 More than 1 in 20 soccer injuries are caused by celebrating goals on the pitch.
Fact #7 A 20-month-old baby became the youngest professional soccer player ever, after being signed up by a Belgian club.
Fact #8 The first soccer game televised was a friendly match between Arsenal's first and second team in 1937.