The highest scoring game was clocked 149-0 by Stade Olympique de L’emyrne,from Madagascar, all scores were own goals as a protest of unfair referring at the previous game.
Ronaldhino became famous at the age of thirteen, when he scored all 23 goals in a 23–0 victory against a a local football club in Brazil.
Lionel Messi has the highest number of Ballon D’or wins so far.
The first live coverage of a football match was shown on television in 1937. It was a practice match Arsenal played at Highbury stadium.
Surprisingly, Neil Armstrong originally really wanted to take football to the moon ‘BUT’ , NASA thought it was just too unAmerican .
The most yellow cards issued in a FIFA World Cup championship match is 14 in Spain’s 1-0 victory over the Netherlands in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 11 July 2010.
Referee Damian Rubino showed 36 red cards during a match in Argentina between rivals Claypole and Victoriano Arenas – setting the new world record for the Most red cards issued in a single game.
Pelé is the youngest ever World Cup winner, picking up the gold in 1958 at just 17 years and 249 days.
No country has ever won the World Cup during the papacy (term) of a Pope from the same country.
One of the fastest scores in football was in 2.8 seconds scored by Ricardo Olivera in 1998 .