There's a train trestle in Durham that is 11'8" and has taken the tops off many a box truck, camper, bus, etc. In fact it's happened so often that someone set up a video camera to document the action and created a website and YouTube channel dedicated to it. Have fun.
Unlike American football, which has very little to do with the foot meeting the ball, soccer, a.ka. football as the rest of the world knows it, is a simple game played by children all over the world. Even in the poorest corners of the earth children find a way to play, and this group of photos of homemade footballs in Africa shows you how.