First of all, I’m sure that most people in this broad and seducing web are sports fan. When in the morning we read the newspaper – we look for the sports results. When we go to some news site – we are sure to have a look at the sports page. But have you ever thought of what was before we got the whole sporting world as we have it now?
Actually, I got interested in the prehistory of modern kinds of sport and found some deliciously interesting and at some points even extreme sports of our ancient predecessors.
This game originally appeared in ancient Mexico. In some sources it’s defined as mesoamerican game with the ball; in general it resembled modern volleyball (though the rules of this entertaining event are still quite vague) and the ball itself weighed about 4 kilos being made of a kind of rubber.