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Brazil call it futebol, portuguese translation of football, referring to association football known in the states as soccer

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Q: Why Brazil call soccer football?
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What is a normal thing in Brazil?

Soccer, or as they call it, football.

Why in Brazil do they call soocer football?

Because soccer is football in Spanish/Portuguese

What do they call soccer players in Brazil?

Since people speak Portuguese in Brazil, they call soccer players "jogadores de futebol", which literally means "players of football/soccer".

What sport is Brazil famous for?

Soccer, Brazil's football team.

Do they really call soccer football in Sweden?

Only Americans call! (everywhere else it is known as football)

What are Brazil's national pastimes?


Why does America call soccer soccer?

Soccer comes from Association Football, if they just called it football then it would get mixed up with American football. Association Football is abbreviated assoc which then changed to soccer. I call it football

Is soccer the same thing as football?

In the USA football (NFL) is what we call American football in the UK. What is called soccer in the USA is what we call football.

What is the national game of Brazil?

The national game of Brazil would be soccer, or football.

When wikianswers come up with football in an american question do they mean football or soccer?

Americans call soccer soccer, and football football!

Is soccer right or football?

their both right because U.S.A call soccer and England call football

Most popular sport in Brazil?

Football is the most popular sport in Brazil.Soccer.The most popular sport in Brazil is football.

What is a popular sport played in Brazil?

Football (soccer)

Who is god of football?

The God Of Soccer is ronaldinho from brazil

What does FIFA represent?

Federation International of Football Association .They call it Football because the original soccer is Football. But in America they call it soccer but its really called Football.

Where is soccer played in Brazil?

Football is played by all the children in Brazil on the streets of the city.

How many soccer players are in the country of Brazil?

This is hard to answer as football is the national game of Brazil.

What is the favorite in Georgia?

football which they call soccer! football to them is soccer!

What do they call soccer in Australia?

Generally people just call it Soccer but some people who actually play, coach or watch a high level of Soccer/Football will call it Football.

What sport has Brazil won 5 world cups?

Brazil have won five world cups. Brazil has won the world cup 5 times in football (soccer) and the name says it worl cup which is football (soccer)

What do people from England call soccer?

People in England call soccer 'Football'.

Whats better football or soccer?

Football demands far more skill than gridiron [steroid ball]. You have to be fit to play football and have technical abilities. Depends on what you mean. If you are comparing American football with normal football (aka soccer), then undoubtedly, if you take a global perspective, the answer is normal football, or soccer. If you are wondering what to call the sport, then call it football. Do not call it soccer.

What are some recreational pastimes people enjoy in Brazil?

the most favourite in Brazil is football I think he/she meant soccer..

What sport do people play in Brazil?

Soccer, which is known as football.

Sports played in south America?

In Brazil Soccer (football)