But unlike most countries in the world you have to clarify what you mean when you say “football” because there are 4 types, or codes: The round ball version that is called football in most countries. In Australia usually called soccer, despite repeated efforts to get everyone to call it football. Rugby Union. The 15-a-side game with that is played mostly as a non professional game in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and a few other countries.
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Other parts of the world, such as Australia, also use the word “soccer” to distinguish other sports such as rugby and Australian rules football from soccer. But even in Australia they understand that in the world football refers to soccer. In rugby there is a concept of goals, but the team that scores the most goals rarely wins.
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Football in Australia refers to not one but multiple codes that each have major shares of the mainstream sports market, media, broadcasting, professional athletes and grassroots participation: Australian football, Rugby league, Rugby union and Association Football (popularly known in Australia as "soccer"). Of these, Australian football is the ...
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For instance, Canada has its own version of gridiron football; Ireland is home to Gaelic football; and Australia is mad about Australian rules football (which is derived from rugby). In places where football can be ambiguous, soccer is usefully precise.