If you mean American Football, it is often referred to as 'Grid Iron'. If you are referring to the international sport of Football, it is known as 'Soccer' in a number of countries, which originates from it's full title, "asSOCiation football".
Names for Football.
Association football, soccer, socca, Futebol, fussball. There are many other, but the official name is football.
Association football is know simply as football, or, in the U.S., soccer.
Determination, Insane, Unbelievable, Warrior, Teamwork, Together, Family, Intense, Emotion, Blood, Sweat, Amazing, Unstoppable
Another name for the actual football, is pigskin. But i don't know another name for the actual game.
perhaps, if it is a shortened version of gridiron.