Football kicks ball of deerskin in eight people only using the right foot. It is played football if we translate into English at point to use anything other than hand and arm, and to operate ball. We raise technique to kick and there is much number of times and, in cooperation with friend, aims at continuing kicking not to lose ball in the ground. Training that is severe behind the beautiful behavior in cooperation with each other is required it is beautiful but not to drop ball elegantly. "We touch on omoi inishitakahazu, ball which are deep, and promise for heart, and there are nishitakahite containing success, foot soul, and keep heart waiting, and there is one paragraph called shimmai* to foot nature" to secret book of football of the Kamakura era. There is foot soul before long if we do not neglect repeated practice in the name of heart by oneself and preaches when foot moves without permission even if we do not think with head and comes to arrest ball. It is already one which it reflects and expresses by the word "foot soul" precisely of exercise in this time.
From approximately 700 points of football-related documents which book exhibition divides into Tenri reference building that is Tenri library and museum where there is 4 in library of Tenri University in the 40, Showa generation and would store, we introduce 75 points among Tenri reference building stored possessions in Tokyo for 45 years.
Please enjoy the world of football conveying foot soul of Japan in this year when the soccer World Cup is held in June.
Entertainment during period
Saturday, February 15 1:30 p.m. ...
Commentary of showpiece by Tenri reference building curator
"Lecture about football attire dressing demonstration and ball"
Saturday, March 8 2:00 p.m. ...
Demonstration of football attire dressing by football preservation society and lecture about ball are carried out.