Football has been the famous sport since then aside from basketball. In Europe this has been the number one game and is enjoyed by the people young or old. Football, footy or Aussie rules which is known as Australian Football in Australia became also the number sports in the country. It is a sport played between two teams compose of 18 players on the field on either an Australian Football ground or a modified cricket field or similar sized sports venue. The game’s objective is to move the ball downfield and kick the ball through the team’s goal. The main way to score points is by kicking the ball between the two tall goal posts. The team with the higher total score at the end of the match winsunless either a draw is declared or a tie-break is used. Sport is an important part of Australian culture especially like football. So where does it started?
Australian football is love by the people not only in the country but in parts of the world. Australian football was invented because Australians wanted a game that they can call their own, but that was multicultural, and integrated with many diverse sports from various different cultures into one. Australian football also known as Australian rules, Aussie rules, AFL, football, footy or Aussie football has been played in Australia for more than 150 years. Australian football both reflects and helps maintain Australia’s history, culture, and identity. Due to the fact that it has been a part of Australia’s history, the rules, the players and the viewers have all evolved with Australia. As Australia altered so did the sport, as Australia grew the sport did too, when Australia went through tough times sport the sport did also, and now as Australia is globalizing so is the sport. If you were to look at the history of Australian football you would be able to conclude what Australia was like at the time. The code is a major part of the culture for many Australians. For the native people for example the sport brings them hope for careers playing football, but also playing Australian football is a way of life.
The history of Australian football has been entangled with Australian culture. Australian football spread at first around Australia and then the world. The sport is played by all kinds of Australians, from indigenous populations, to immigrant populations and even individuals. Today, Australian football becomes famous from its origin even to different parts of the world.