The Olympic Games have begun, and sports fans and casual observers alike are joining together to witness the epic competitions happening in London. Between the number of events, competitors, and participating nations, the Olympics can give even the most ardent follower plenty to keep track of… so, why not organize your thoughts with the help of a smartpen? In honor of the 2012 London Olympics, the Livescribe team has come together from all over the world to help explain some of the events you’ll see over the next several days!
Chances are, if you’re a resident of this planet, you’re intimately familiar with the sport of football (or as we brashly refer to it in America, soccer), and don’t need an explanation of the rules. However, how familiar are you with the history of Olympic football? Do you know the difference between the game as it’s played in the Olympics as opposed to the World Cup?
To kick off (ha ha) our pencast series, here’s a little bit about football from the Livescribe team!