The history of football could be traced as far back as the Stone Age when people kicked things like a bone, a stone or something similar. The first major upgrade to the things being kicked was made by the Chinese some 3,000 years ago when they filled animal skins with feather or hair to use as a ball. The origin of beach football is however nearer than the time football started.
The origin of beach football has been traced to the 19th century. It was revealed that European sailors played football on the sand when they got to the shores of the coastal areas of the South American nation Brazil. It’s not surprising that the same area played host to the maiden edition of the beach football tournament in 1957.
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