Football is the world’s most popular ball game in number of participants and spectators. In India football is not a game, it is an emotion of football lovers.Football teaches us the importance of unity and teamwork. It is a game that relief Stress, teaches discipline, Calms and Relaxes. Football is played globally, and different teams represents their country.
History Of Indian Football Team.
All India Football Federation (AIFF) (formed in 1937, joined FIFA in 1948) The Indian football team is one of the best teams of football across globally. The Indian football team is leaded by Sunil Chetri. The Indian National Football Team represents India in international Football and it is controlled by All India Football Federation (AIFF). The AIFF is one of the founders of the South Asian Football Federation (SAAF).
Golden Period Of Indian Football Team
During 1950s and early 1960s, The Indian Football team is considered as the best football team in Asia. 1950 to 1960 during this period Indian team has won gold medal at 1951 and 1962 Asian Games, because of this the period of 1950s to 1960s is known as the golden period of Indian Football team. Football is popular in India in Goa, Kerala, West-Bengal, Mizoram and Sikkim.
Tournaments In Football.
There are many tournaments in football but, the biggest and the most famous international tournament of Football is The World Cup which is organized by FIFA. World cup playing every four years. There are approx 190 to 200 national teams competing with each other to qualify in this tournament. The final which is conducted once in every four years involves 32 teams of different nations competing one another for over 4 week’s.