Sao Paulo Athletic Club was introduced to soccer by Charles Miller in 1892. Brazil has won 5 world cups, in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, and 2002. They have won the world cup 1 more time than Italy. In the text it states, "They have won the World Cup five times (in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002), one more than Italy and are only one of five countries to have won it more than once, and one of eight to have ever won it at all" (Brazilian Football). Brazil has won the Ballon D’Or 6 times in the past 15 years. They have also won World Player of the Year 8 times out of the 19. Brazil has been a very successful team.
Germanys fist match was in 1908. Germanys team has been one of the most successful soccer teams. They have won 4 World Cups and 3 European Championships. Germany won the FIFA World Ups in 1954,1974,1990,and 2014. In 2012 they also qualified for the European Championship. In the text it states, "Germany qualified top of Group A in qualification for UEFA Euro 2012 with a record of 10 wins out of ten matches against Kazakhstan, Turkey, Austria, Belgium, and Azerbaijan" (History of Germany National Football Team). They also qualified for the European Championship in 1972, 1980, and in 1996. Germany is a well played team.
In 1899 the first soccer team for Argentina was created. This was the first football or soccer club created since football or soccer became a nation sport practiced by boys and girls. In 1934 the Argentinian Football Association (AFA) was founded. Argentina has a strong passion for soccer and its incredible how much they love the sport. In one city named Buenos Aries there are 19 stadiums. For example on is named Bombonera, Boca Juniors' stadium. Another one is Monumental, River Plate's stadium. Argentina has a love and passion for soccer.
Soccer was brought in America in many different ways. It is often concerted to come in the U.S. from Ellis Island. Others say it come from Germany, Irish, and Scottish from New Orleans when they brought the game with them. Some variations of soccer were played in America before native tribes. Two main tribes played the game and called it Pasuckuakohowog, which means "kicking ball spot". In the text it states, "Pasuckuakohowog literally means "kicking ball sport" was reported to be played on fields a half a mile in diameter and and as long as nearly a mile" (History of Soccer in the United States). Soccer and soccer like games have been around for many years.