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Read the text about football. Are the statements TRUE or FALSE?
Football is the most popular team sport in the world. Millions of supporters regularly go to football stadiums to see their home team; millions more watch the game on television and around 240 million people play football in over 200 different countries.

But why is football so popular? Firstly, the rules are simple and very little equipment is necessary so everyone, rich or poor, can play. Secondly, football is a good way to make friends. It's a team game where everybody is equal and all the players depend on each other.

Some people criticize football and say it is a big business to make money. This is true, but it is also true that without football the world would be a less interesting place.