The word "football" was used early in the game's history, where the rules for different types of football had not been codified. Different codes - such as Rugby football - evolved from earlier variations on the same game.
"soccer" comes from "Association".
Soccer --> Rugby --> American Football
Soccer and tennis. I come from Kansas No it is not it is football and basketball and i come from Kansas to.
The name comes from the original name AsSOCCiation Football, used to distinguish soccer from rugby football.
naa it was firstt called football in Brazil YA DIGG NIG? =]
Americans call soccer soccer, and football football!
Soccer,football and rugby have the same roots in being a college sport in Britain as well as in the states.The word soccer comes from the word asSOCiation football and ruggER which was just a name for a rugbyplayer.
Wow. I can't believe you didn't know this. The answer is (of course) football. American football to be exact. *Soccer* is not football. It's soccer. Football is football. Real football. That real men play. Football vs. futbol would come out with football winning hands down.
Football didnt have any sport come from it however, Football came from a sport known as rugby.
1871 how did you not know that?
Because most girls don't like soccer as much as boys and nearly all boys like soccer. And that's why soccer is a popular sport.
From the Europeans when they came to America!
They come from the UK (and Ireland) sports are huge in both places, I imagine football (soccer) would be their most favoured sport
Diego Maradonna is the greatest soccer (football) player to come out of Argentina.
No, rugby was invented during a game of soccer or as i say it football.
In 1900 it became a demonstration sport in the Olympics, but it became a medal sport in 1908.
In America it was called Association football. People combined association player to "aSOCCiation" playER"to "Soccer".
Soccer football were first played by englishmen. Today its played all over the world YOU ARE A 13ITCH
come on this aint football this is succer the worst sport in history
search for association football on wikipedia n read about the history of it!
baseball --soccer-- come to mind at the moment
Football in England is run by the Football Association. Rugby is known as Rugby Football. To distinguish between the two people called football Association Football. The word 'association' was eventually shortened to 'soccer' by the general public.
Soccer was invented in England in the 1800s. The world's first professional soccer team, Sheffield FC, was founded on October 24, 1857Soccer oringinally came from the Netherlands. There they called it foot ball. When they had introduced this to other countries we had already had our sport "football" so we had to come up with a new name for it.So.... if you enjoy soccer thank the people in the Netherlands. soccer was invented around mostly Europeand Asia
It depends on the sport, but for e.g. football (soccer) or hockey, usually from just above the ankle to just below the knee. Some also have ankle support.
It came from different people kicking a stone and they called it football current day soccer.