How many Americans call soccer football instead?

This article discusses the different terminology used by Americans when referring to soccer. It is estimated that around 20% of Americans refer to soccer as 'football', while 80% use the term 'soccer'. This is likely due to the fact that in some parts of the US, football is used to refer to American football, while in other parts it is used to refer to association football. The article also notes that the term 'football' was used to describe the sport in the US prior to World War II, but usage of the term 'soccer' increased as the sport grew in popularity in the US.

Feb, 7 2023