North America is the only place in the world that refers to soccer as "soccer". In other countries it is called football or futball because it involves a foot kicking a ball.
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.
technically it is called football it is just that america has another sport called football so they had to call it soccer.
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.
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 England, soccer is called football (association football).
soccer! It was called fut-ball it was called football
In any where outside North America soccer is called football
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
Football as in soccer is called voetbal Football as in American Football is called American Football
Football/Soccer is called football and NFL would be called American football.