What is another word for soccer?

Pronunciation: [sˈɒkə] (IPA)

Soccer, also known as football, is a widely popular sport played all around the world. However, there are many synonyms for the word "soccer" that are used in different parts of the world. In the United States and Canada, the term "soccer" is commonly used, whereas in England and other parts of the world, it is referred to as "football". In Australia, it is commonly known as "footy", while in New Zealand, it is called "soccer" or "football". Other synonyms used for soccer include "the beautiful game", "the world game", "futbol" (Spanish), "calcio" (Italian), "fussball" (German). Regardless of what it's called, soccer is a sport that is loved and played worldwide.

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Usage examples for Soccer

He remembered his aunt's magnanimous crusades to become so important in his life, seeing him educated by paying his tuition and sending him to private tutorials, the Bible school, the varnishing of Christ's picture on wood, the taste of punch at the Bible School, and how outside the building there was a soccer ball tied to a string and a pole and how the children tried to compete to get the ball wound up on their side of the poll.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito"
Steven Sills
"She is soccer Selon's sister-in-law, and she asked me to take her to a concert.
"Winding Paths"
Gertrude Page
The game was neither Rugby nor "soccer," but there seemed to be a good deal of tackling in it.
"The New North"
Agnes Deans Cameron

Famous quotes with Soccer

  • soccer and cricket were my main sports growing up. I had trials as a soccer player with a few clubs interested, Crystal Palace being one, but it was cricket which became my chosen profession.
    Ian Botham
  • I love soccer. That's all I ever watch. I'll watch it all day if I can. But I'm too bloody old to play now.
    Geezer Butler
  • I manage a team, for beach soccer. I'm the coach. Player, coach.
    Eric Cantona
  • We won the European Championship last September and now the world title. That is some year for French beach soccer! Now comes the hard part. We have to keep improving and that's difficult because it's tough to do better than winning a world title.
    Eric Cantona
  • After the '96 Olympics, we all started believing that this is bigger than we thought, and we were willing to do the work. We knew that it was up to us, the players, to make soccer successful.
    Brandi Chastain

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