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Bundesliga's World Football FAQ

What is the World Football FAQ?

What is soccer? What is the Bundesliga? Why is it the world's most popular sport and how is it even played? Navigating the intricacies of the game can be confusing, which is why the Bundesliga is here to help – with a comprehensive FAQ for world football! There is something for everyone, from newcomers to the game all the way through to seasoned experts. For the history buffs among you, we start at the beginning, tracing the roots of the sport and noting its evolution over the years through to the modern age, taking in even the newest developments such as goal-line technology and the video assistant referee. There are also a number of handy explainers, going behind the scenes on why things are the way they are.


All your soccer questions answered here

We also touch on the different soccer positions, clearly explaining their role in a team and giving examples of well-known players. Then there are the jerseys themselves: what do the numbers, logos and even the colours mean? For those of you already well-versed in soccer, fear not. We also train our microscope on tactics and formations, providing insight and detail that might otherwise be overlooked. We also get to grips with the nitty-gritty of the rulebook: from handballs to penalties, substitutions and walls at free-kicks, we've got you covered. In short, if you have a question about football, soccer or the Bundesliga, we've got the answers. Just give us a try!