Хүлбүмбэгэ (англяар football, монголоор Хөлбөмбөг) — тус бүри арбан нэгэн тоглогшотой хоёр багай хоорондо ябагдадаг, бөөрынхы бүмбэгэ хэрэглэдэг дэлхэйдэ хамагай үргэн тархаһан багай спорт юм. Тус спортиинь дэлхэйн хамагай түгээмэл спорт юм.[1][2][3]


  1. Guttman, Allen [1993]. “The Diffusion of Sports and the Problem of Cultural Imperialism”, Eric Dunning, Joseph A. Maguire, Robert E. Pearton: The Sports Process: A Comparative and Developmental Approach. Champaign: Human Kinetics. ISBN 0880116242. Retrieved on 2008-01-26. “the game is complex enough not to be invented independently by many preliterate cultures and yet simple enough to become the world's most popular team sport” 
  2. Dunning, Eric [1999]. “The development of soccer as a world game”, Sport Matters: Sociological Studies of Sport, Violence and Civilisation. London: Routledge. ISBN 0415064139. Retrieved on 2008-01-26. “During the twentieth century, soccer emerged as the world's most popular team sport” 
  3. Frederick O. Mueller, Robert C. Cantu, Steven P. Van Camp [1996]. “Team Sports”, Catastrophic Injuries in High School and College Sports. Champaign: Human Kinetics. ISBN 0873226747. Retrieved on 2008-01-26. “Soccer is the most popular sport in the world and is an industry worth over US$400 billion world wide. 80% of this is generated in Europe, though its popularity is growing in the United States. It has been estimated that there were 22 million soccer players in the world in the early 1980s, and that number is increasing. In the United States soccer is now a major sport at both the high school and college levels”