Researchers have said that the troops — Allies or Central Powers — enjoyed playing soccer in breaks between fighting, a distraction from the horror of war. The Imperial War Museum said the ...
The Football War ( Spanish: La guerra del fútbol; colloquial: Soccer War or the Hundred Hours' War, also known as 100 Hour War) was a brief war fought between El Salvador and Honduras in 1969. Existing tensions between the two countries coincided with rioting during a 1970 FIFA World Cup qualifier.
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During WWI, Brits and Germans played soccer in the trenches, a Christmas truce that reminds us: war is war, and soccer is something much better.
Some armies held soccer matches during the war as a way to maintain their soldiers' flagging morale. Here, a major general presents a cup to a winning soccer team during a tournament in 1918.
It took place on Christmas Day 1914, when men from opposing armies briefly stopped trying to kill each other and met to exchange Christmas greetings, and even, the story goes, to play soccer.
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A form of soccer was played during the Civil War years. The first soccer rules were written in 1848, long before the Civil War was fought.
German and British soldiers played soccer and exchanged gifts during a brief truce on Christmas Day in the first year of World War I. David Mikkelson Published 24 December 2003