Football (soccer)

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The Game

Football (a.k.a. soccer) is a game played on a rectangular field with net goals at either end in which two teams of 11 players each try to drive a ball into the other's goal by kicking, heading, or using any part of the body except the arms and hands. The goalie is the only player who may touch or move the ball with the arms or hands.

Football in Greece

While the sport of football is considered to be the reigning king of sports in Greece, Greek football teams (individual clubs or national representation) had never won a major international trophy until 2004, when the Greek National Football Team beat 100 to 1 odds to win the title of European Champion after succerssfully winning the Euro 2004 tournament.

Football teams that play on a competitive level belong to one of the following divisions:

Top Football Clubs

See also

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