Football is actually one of the oldest sports known to mankind. It has been a part of the lives of human beings for more than 2000 years. It is also very widely acknowledged that it was England which actually transitioned the game of football into the modern game that we know as it is today. The English are also credited with giving some awesome changes to the game of football. It happens to be the world's most popular sport. The total population of the world was more than 7.5 billion in the year 2018, and more than 250 million people play football regularly around the world. That is a huge fan base indeed.