Track: Case Studies
Football is favorable by Indonesian people, not only as sports. Although football is crucial in social life, it does not excite social scientists to conduct a comprehensive academic review. This article aimed to extensively review football. The review was carried out by examining football as a civilizing process involving individuals and a social structure. The notions are based on the viewpoint of football as a part of national human civilization through schools. The study results show that schools significantly contributed to the introduction and passion fostering for football. Schools have been proven to introduce football to young generations since the colonial era until today. Ultimately, football is a sport inseparable from its surrounding social world.