Why We Call It ‘Soccer’ (When Basically Everyone Else Calls It ‘Football’!)

You may already know that what we in the U.S. call “soccer,” most of the rest of the world refers to as “football.”

But do you know why we call it soccer when almost no one else does? Is it just some cowboy American thing? A refusal to go with the flow?

The story behind the soccer vs. football debate is fascinating, and I share it in episode 65 of the Vocabbett podcast! You can listen on your favorite player, and watch the video accompaniment below:

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