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The English Football Association created the first widely accepted official rules of the game in 1863, dubbing the game association football. These rules were known as the "Laws of the Game."

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Q: When was association football invented?
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Where was football soccer invented at?

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Why is football governed by FIFA when football was invented in England?

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What football association is big in Scotland?

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