Soccer is one of the most spectacular events around the world. Soccer fans all over the world wait eagerly for these events. Here you will know about the top soccer events around the world.
The FIFA World Cup
This is simply known as the ‘World Cup’ and is the biggest soccer event in the world. It draws more viewers than the entire Olympic Games. Soccer was part of the Olympic Games before. But seeing the huge volume of viewers, FIFA decided to have their separate event.
Since 1930, they started organizing the World Cup and the first one took place in Uruguay. It takes place every four years now. Fans get to buy travel packages offered by FIFA a year before the competition. FIFA World Cup unites people of all cultures and that’s why it is the best soccer event.
Soccer was part of the Olympic Games since 1908. In 1928, women’s soccer was introduced. In the beginning, soccer was a competition of amateurs. But later, it has become the event of only the professionals. The Summer Olympics is viewed by billions of people around the world.
UEFA Champions League
The Union of European Football Associations Champions League is (UEFA) is an annual continental club competition. It is played between the top-division European football clubs. The people in Europe are crazy about this event.
This competition is held every year and the qualifying rounds start in the middle of July. The final stages of the match occur in late May of the next year.
UEFA European Championship
This event is commonly known as ‘The Euros’ and it finds out the continental champion of Europe. The competition is held every four even-numbered years. It is co-hosted by two neighbouring qualified European countries. The winners of this competition get the chance to participate in the FIFA Confederations Cup.
These events keep the soccer fans busy throughout the year. It takes a lot of effort to get a chance to play in these tournaments. The winners of these tournaments are the best soccer teams in the world.