In Celebration of FIFA's 100-Year Anniversary: 20 Things You Never Knew About Soccer

On the last day of 2004 in honor of FIFA's centennial celebration marking the 100 year anniverary of soccer's governing body check out these little-known interesting facts about the history of the sport courtesy of FIFA.

From FIFA.com -The International Football Association Board (IFAB) may possess a proud reputation as having preserved the foundations of the game as it enters a third century but there are still a few things about the way football was once played that might raise a few eyebrows!

FIFA's 20 Things You Never Knew About Soccer:

1. During the very first international football match between Scotland and England in 1872 players not only wore "knickerbockers