We call a soccer ball a football in all countries other than the USA
Soccer was once called Football but now they call it soccer. But some people also use the word football when referring to soccer.
"футбол" or "futbol", as it is in many countries outside the US note the stress is on the "o" making the word = "futbOl"
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Soccer is not an abbreviation, therefore it is not a shortened word. The word is soccer. But it is derived from Association Football, which is the original name. The word "soccer" is used in America and Australia, among other countries where there is more than one code of football. There is a move in Australia to get back to using the original word "football".
Many English-speaking countries call it a clothes peg (2 words)
The word countries has two syllables.
11. Football is what you call "soccer". your sport is AMERICAN football :) one word makes the world of differences
The word call has one syllable.
its a swere word Soccer is an English nickname for Association Football. They used to call Rugby and Soccer "football" so they distinguished the two with different names and then used the nicknames which stuck in North America. Somehow the word Association got changed to "Soccer" like Rugby and its players were called rugger or ruggers.
In many languages, you would use the word soccer or American soccer.
At this time are very many people soccer player in Europe must soccer player are in Russia and in word Brasil have most soccer player Source: http://www.onlinepariuri.com
Because the game was invented here, a long time before American "Football". Question really ought to be, why do you call football "soccer". Grrr! ---- Soccer is an English coloquial version of the phrase 'Association Football' .The game is called Football NOT Soccer. The word 'Soccer' was used to describe on particular form of league of football.
The word Soccer was first used in England. In 1863 it was used to shorten Football Association Americans and a few other countries used it because they called a sport football after traditional football was established
The word referring to a sport is spelt soccer.
Yes indeed- Soccer is called Football in english-speaking countries excluding the US, And it is also called Futbol in spanish-speaking countries. Variations in spelling of 'futbol' can be found in most other countries, but they by word definition mean "foot-ball".
No. Soccer ball is two words not put together a compound word is two words put together.
Association Football, the full name of soccer or football is where both names derive from. soccer, short for asscociation, formed where distinction was needed between other types of football. the word futball does not exist in any language.
Soccer is a noun.
Do you capitalize the word soccer in a sentence. For example, I like to play soccer.
The Spanish word for "soccer" is "fÃºtbol", which translates to the English word "football", or "fÃºtbol asociaciÃ³n", which translates to "Association football".
soccer = football "a game of soccer" = "a football match"
The Romans did not play soccerAnswerFootball was invented about 1600 years after the collapse of the Roman Empire so the Romans had no word for it.
One word with many meanings is a homograph.