Once, mob football was a casual game played between neighbouring towns. A pleasant pasttime to celebrate feast days.
And then the Guilds stepped in.
The Guilds invested vast sums of money. Suddenly, there were professional teams and structured leagues. Guild Ball became a spectacle that drew huge crowds. And the more popular it grew, the more money it made, the more political the clashes between the powerful Guilds became.
Now, behind the scenes, fortunes are won or lost with the kick of a ball.