In spring 2013, the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) replaced Women's Professional Soccer. There are a total of eight teams with a maximum of 20 players on each team.
22 11 on each team counting the goalkeeper
you can play soccer in a group of as many as you want, however professional soccer is played by 11 players on each team with each team having up to 4 substitutes per match
When a game of football/soccer starts, there are 11 players on each team.
11 players play for each team in a soccer match (including the goalkeeper.)
There are 11 players on each side.
There are eleven players on the field from each team.
Football players are undoubtedly tougher than soccer players. Football players tackle each other every game, slam into each other, pile on top of each other, and is the sport most prone to injuries and concussions. Soccer players are tough for running endurance, but football players run hundreds of yards a game, just not as much as a soccer player. In all, football players are tougher than soccer players. Soccer is tougher because you don't wear protection from head to toe like in football. Where in soccer you tackle,kick,shoot and all that stuff without protection.
Each team may keep up to eight players on the practice squad.