It is said that a game similar to football was played in 500BC by the greeks of sparta and they called the game ‘Harpaston’. it is also believed that football is of britosh origin. The first football club of the world ‘Sheffield Football Club’ was founded in the year 1857 in England. Britishers introduced the game in india in 1848 and ‘Dalhousie Club’ was the first football club of the country. The indian football association formed in 1878 was the oldest football association in the east.