What is Football ?

Football is (noun) 1. a ball used for kicking; the ball used in the various games of football They were kicking a football around in the street. 2. a game played between two teams of eleven players with a round ball which can be kicked or headed, but not carried They went to a football match. The children were playing football in the street. Let’s have a game of football. He spends all his time watching football on TV. He’s got a new pair of football boots. Also called soccer (NOTE: The US term is soccer to avoid confusion with American football.)


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level