Why do footballers have to wear shorts?
In 1904 the Football Association dropped its rule that players’ knickerbockers must cover their knees and teams began wearing them much shorter. They became known as “knickers”, and were referred to by this term until the 1960s when “shorts” became the preferred term.
Why are soccer shorts so long?
Football shorts got longer when foreign players started playing in England. The foreign players were rather better “endowed” than the native English players so shorts had to be made longer to prevent accidental exposure on the pitch. Football shorts got longer when foreign players started playing in England.
Why do female soccer players wear short shorts?
And yet, FIFA president Sepp Blabber, er, Blatter, proposed last week that women’s soccer players wear “tighter shorts,” because “more feminine uniforms” might help attract fashion and cosmetic companies as sponsors and probably get a few extra butts in the seats.
What footballers wear under their shorts?
Most football players wear briefs or boxer trunks because they provide you some support to your balls not to shift when running. It’s also common to see them wearing tights. I always played football with boxer trunks, and they were great for me.