The Beautiful Game is a book written by Steve Flinders and talks about the best sport of the world that some call it football , some call it soccer and to others it's the beautiful game. By any name , it's a sport with some fascinating stories
Football , for most people ,is association football or soccer . Soccer is one kind of football. In different parts of the world people play others kinds of football. In some countries people play rugby football , in USA a lot of people watch and play American football.In this book football means association football. In football there are only 17 rules so its easy to understand. It is played with a a round ball on a football field or pitch. Each team has 11 players on the field. If a player is hurt and has to leave the field a substitute can take his or her place. The football manager can also use a substitute if the player is tired or is not playing well. Usually a team can use 3 substitution during a match.