There is no official language on a soccer field. It doesn't matter what language the players and referees speak as long as they all know and understand the rules in their own language.
Since people speak Portuguese in Brazil, they call soccer players "jogadores de futebol", which literally means "players of football/soccer".
In portuguese (language spoken in Brazil) "soccer" is called: Futebol
Most of the Spanish-speaking soccer (football) players in the European league are from Spain. Although there are also many players from Brazil, the native language of that country is Portuguese.
Soccer came to Portugal in XIX century. First official game was Portugal-England at 1889.01.22. More info (in portuguese language): http://www.cdcandal.com/historiafut.htm Pedro S. Filipe Lisbon
English for some reason.
The most popular sport in Portugal is football (soccer). However, some Portuguese beach soccer players, volleyballers, rink hockey players, cyclers and track and field athletes are known worldwide.
The most popular sport in Portugal is football (soccer). However, some Portuguese beach soccer players, volleyballers, rink hockey players, cyclers and Track and Field athletes are known worldwide.
There is no expectation of any official language for international matches. Referees are able to communicate required information using the whistle, standardized hand and flag signals, and yellow and red cards. The Laws of the Game, the document that governs soccer worldwide, uses English as its official language, but that does not mean that it's the official language of soccer or of any particular match.
The highest paid soccer player in the world is currently Cristiano Ronaldo, a Portuguese soccer player, who now plays for Real Madrid. David Beckham is also known to be one of the highest paid players in the world.
11 players on the pitch for each team at one time, three substitutes may be used.
In an official match they have to have numbers, so that players can be identified. If players are just practicing or fans are buying shirts, then they don't have to have them.
There are thousands of soccer players.
some soccer players are called professional soccer players
11 on 11, plus 1 goaltender per team
soccer players because they have a bigger field
soccer is boring
1) Noun. A Portuguese grape often used to make wine. 2) Person related to soccer/football who is in charge of taking care of the equipments and other logistics for the players.
In America, football players. In England, soccer players.
Soccer players get recognition by being a good sport.
In their late thirties soccer players usually retire.