The origin of football can be found in every corner of geography and history. It is the most popular sport in the world. However, it was not until 1985 in Kobe that football was included into the compulsory programme of the Universiade. Football is now on the FISU sports programme as a University World Cup. The inaugural edition was held in Jinjiang, People's Republic of China in 2019 and the next edition will be in 2022.
BRA vs. RSA (Women’s Football Third Place) | Kazan 2013 | #UniSportsClassics
After defeating Chinese Taipei 3-1 in the quarters, Brazilian national team player Rafaela de Miranda Travalão and company were shut by Team GB in the semis. With the bronze medal on the line, will the Brazilian side find their way onto the Kazan 2013 Summer Universiade podium?
JPN vs. Brazil (Men's Football Third Place) | Gwangju 2015 | #UniSportsClassics
Since the Kobe 1985 Summer Universiade introduced football onto the compulsory event programme, Japan has made its mark on the pitch with years of sublime performances and clutch goalkeeper play. But you know another team with just as much, if not more, football success – and panache? That’s righ...