posted on Jun, 27 2010 @ 03:16 AM
Well in countries like the USA and Australia they already have national codes that are called football. The word "soccer" is used simply so that
people living there don't get confused and know which sport is being mentioned. When talking about the game with others not from these two countries,
I call it football and refer to it as football.
But let's not split hairs, after all the formal name for the game is Association Football and most people just call it football. There really is no
need to get caught up in semantics when dealing with the name of a sport, now is there?