Why Football is called as Soccer in U.S and other countries?

Football or Soccer is the world’s most popular sport. But the same sport has two different names and is called differently in different parts of the world

Why is it that the sport is called as “soccer,” in U.S, Canada and Australia and while the rest of the world calls it “football”? The game was invented by the British 200 years back. The word “soccer” comes from the use of the term “association football” in Britain during that time. Soccer was also one of the first names of what we now primarily know of as “Football”

Then why Brits began to part with the term, “soccer” and always refer it to “Football”. Listen to this podcast to know why Britain and most of the countries call it as “Football”, meanwhile, U.S and few other countries term it as “Soccer”

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