Soccer comes from Association Football, if they just called it football then it would get mixed up with American football. Association Football is abbreviated assoc which then changed to soccer. I call it football
"Soccer" is an abbreviation of Association Football, a form of football originally codified by the Football Association when it was formed in 1863..
Whether you are referring to American Football or Association Football, the answer is no. Dr. James Naismith invented the sport of basketball in 1891, the sport of American Football was introduced 2 years earlier in 1889, and Association Football (or soccer) came about approximately half a century before that.
Soccer is said to have its origins in Rural England. Officially, Association Football, or Soccer, was established in 1872 by the English Football Association.
Association Football (aka Soccer) was invented in England.
Football - aka soccer
is a series of association football games Federation International Football Association FIFA is the international football association
It's from the word 'association' as in 'football association.'It originated in England with Association Football.
The rules of association football were codified in England by the Football Association in 1863.
In England, soccer is called football (association football).
soccer is the US term for football..football originated in England