soccer, association football(noun)
a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
To kick the football directly off the ground, without using one's hands.
a game in which two teams of eleven players contend to get a round ball into their opponent's goal primarily by kicking the ball with their feet
Origin: Colloquial abbreviation for Association football, via abbreviation assoc.; earlier socca (1889), then socker (1891), with soccer attested 1895.
Soccer is a video game produced by Intelligent Systems and Nintendo as part of its Sports Series for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was released in Japan in 1985, and was released in the United States and in Europe in 1987. It was also released for the Family Computer Disk System in 1986. It is also available on the Wii's Virtual Console since 2006, to be bought from the Wii Shop Channel.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A game in which a round inflated ball is advanced by kicking or propelling with any part of the body except the hands or arms. The object of the game is to place the ball in opposite goals.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'soccer' in Nouns Frequency: #2518
The numerical value of soccer in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of soccer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
if four Gaza kids playing soccer were killed Wednesday, as Hamas claims, the terror group is at fault.
When I die I want to be cremated and have my ashes spread out over a soccer field so that the kids can kick my ash.
Major League Soccer structure has provided the foundation for the growth of Major League Soccer league that Major League Soccer have seen to date and the growth that Major League Soccer expect in the future.
A man's attraction towards a woman is propelled by his innate feelings, while a woman is more sort of involved in a mental game, an impossible preposition of sorts, its like playing soccer in a cricket ground!”
Yeah,( I'm) disappointed because I think they really had a chance of winning the whole thing. So really sad to see, i hope tennis gets bigger in Japan, Asia. But I love soccer. So I hope lot of kids start playing soccer, too.
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- كرة القدمArabic
- རྐང་རྩེད་སྤོ་ལོTibetan Standard
- futbolCatalan, Valencian
- fotbal, kopanáCzech
- fútbol, balón-pie, pambol, balompiéSpanish
- football, soccerFrench
- fuotbalWestern Frisian
- ball-coiseScottish Gaelic
- फ़ुटबाल, फुटबॉल, फ़ुटबॉलHindi
- foci, futball, labdarúgásHungarian
- sepakbola, sepak bolaIndonesian
- knattspyrna, fótboltiIcelandic
- サッカー, 蹴球, フットボールJapanese
- 풋볼, 蹴球, 축구Korean
- bola sepakMalay
- jooł nabíznítaałíNavajo, Navaho
- ਫੁਟਬਾਲPanjabi, Punjabi
- piłka nożnaPolish
- футбо́л, со́ккер, ногомя́чRussian
- fudbal, фудбал, ногомет, nogometSerbo-Croatian
- පාපන්දුවSinhala, Sinhalese
- futbal, fotbalSlovak
- boloSouthern Sotho
- soka, kandandaSwahili
- ఫుట్ బాల్Telugu
- футбо́л, копа́ний м'ячUkrainian
- فٹ بالUrdu
- bóng đáVietnamese
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