well isaved when you press "Save". <P> <P>I have often wondered about that myself. North American football is a version of rugby, real football is only called "soccer" in English speaking North America.</P> n most countrys football is called soccer and soccer is called football.
Technically speaking, football is soccer. In Austalia they have a sport called football, and that's why the original football is called soccer (confusing lol). But in most countries, soccer is football.
Soccer is called in Egypt football
The full name for "soccer" is "Association Football," which is so called to differentiate it from other games called Football. Association Football has so many syllables that it has been shortened to "Football." Then when Americans made there own football they renamed it soccer. Americans and Americans only call it soccer
Soccer was once called Football but now they call it soccer. But some people also use the word football when referring to soccer.
Football is played all over the world by many diffrent cultured. However in some countrys call it diffrent things. like soccer
In England, soccer is called football (association football).
soccer! It was called fut-ball it was called football
Association football gained the nickname "soccer" in 1871 when the Rugby Football Union was founded. Both sports were called "football", so people called Association football "soccer" and Rugby football "rugger". Although "rugger" is rarely used anymore, the name "soccer" persists in several countries.
In any where outside North America soccer is called football
publicity, money, the fact its fun, interesting and gthe fact its called football instead of ricking soccer its a british sport, shouldn't you start calling it the same name as thwe people who invented it, and isn't football a more logical name for where you kick a ball with your foot, what does American 'football' have to do with football anyway, shoudlnt we be calling that soccer instead of American football?