What is the size of football?
The size of a football is roughly 22 cm (8.66 inches) in diameter for a regulation size 5 ball. Rules state that a size 5 ball must be 68 to 70 cm (27 to 28 in) in circumference. Averaging that to 69 cm (27 in) and then dividing by π gives about 22 cm (8.7 in) for a diameter.
Which size is best for football?
The FA recommend the following ball sizes:
- Size 3 football Under 7, 8 and 9 Age Groups.
- Size 4 football, Under 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 Age Groups.
- Size 5 football, Under 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 to Adults.
- Size 2 footballs are recommended for 4 and 5 year olds.
Who invented soccer?
Modern soccer was invented in England around the 1860s when rugby was detached from soccer. However, the earliest forms of soccer are recorded in the second century B.C. in China during the Han Dynasty, where an ancient form of soccer was Tsu Chu was played. This was adapted by Japanese Kemari five centuries later.
What age is size 5 football for?
Size 5 (Adult/Professional): U12 and up (ages 12 and older), 68–70cm (approx.) circumference. Size 4 (Youth): U8–U12 (ages 8–12), 64–66cm (approx.)