The word Soccer actually originated in the United Kingdom. Association Football was shortened to "socca" (derived from the middle of the word association). This turned into the word "soccer" that is still used in the US, Canada, and Australia

The word Soccer actually originated in the United Kingdom. Association Football was shortened to “socca” (derived from the middle of the word association). This turned into the word “soccer” that is still used in the US, Canada, and Australia

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