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.
Its called Football, not Soccer. Football was developed in Britain, not America. Spain developed football after we introduced it to them.
Fútbol. What Americans call soccer.
Yes. It is called Futbol. They are ranked #1 in FIFA.com.
Spain does not actually have a national sport
Soccer is Africa is called football. Same in france...its called "le foot" it is also the same in spain, in spanish its le foot ir something close to that.
The most popular sport in Spain is soccer. Spain compeats internationally in both soccer and sailing.
Yes it does have a soccer team
spain won the soccer world cup 2010 and it is winning several games so, spain
Spain does not have an official national game. Soccer is the most popular sport.
The footballers from Barcelona are refered to as the Catalonians , because of the region of Spain is so called.