Did the Chinese Invent Soccer?
Clip: Episode 3 | 3m 6s
The rules of the "World's Game," modern soccer, were fixed in England in the 1860's; but 1000 years ago in Song dynasty China, there were soccer clubs, rules, fans and even music and fast food at half-time! In Beijing, Michael gets up close for a crunch match in today's Chinese Premier League and compares the modern game to Song dynasty "Kickball."
Aired: 06/27/17Video has closed captioning.