how many professional soccer teams are there in Europe
there are 20 soccer teams in Canada
There are many soccer teams that are local leagues, but there is one professional soccer team, Real Salt Lake.
One - Toronto FC.
Yes there is. Soccer is a huge sport in Italy. It has many professional teams. The top Italian soccer league, Serie A, is one of the best in the world. Italy is one of the top nations in soccer.
Total Professional Teams 76 Mens teams include 12 from Major League Soccer (MLS) 12 from the First Division United Soccer League (USL) 9 from the Second Division United Soccer League (USL) 6 teams in the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) Womens teams include 37 teams in the W-League a part of the USL
There are 111 soccer teams in Russia. They all compete in various leagues such as the Amateur, Premier, National and Professional Football leagues.
Soccer became a Professional sport when teams began paying players to play for their wandering teams in the early 1800's. (Also the reason why many Soccer Teams are called the Wanderers or Rovers) Many teams were a collection of players who were drawn from various areas areas to compete against other teams, and to attarct the best players, some teams started paying players to play for them. This made them a "professional" player.
about 200 soccer teams
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.