6 Men Who Changed the Course of Football History

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6 Men Who Changed the Course of Football History
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This article profiles six men who changed the course of football history.

These figures may not enjoy the profiles of today’s stars, but each deserves a spot in our affections due to their innovations, imagination and courage—qualities which have shaped the game that we love today.

Read on to unveil these characters from the past—these fathers of the game who have done so much to establish the sport that today enjoys such a major global status and international reputation.

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