The EPL as the worlds most globally viewed sports league would definitely be the biggest Football league (bigger than La Liga, Serie A) and so Manchester United often play games in US in pre season... Man Utd game i attended sold out in Chicago vs Bayern Munch.AnswerIf we ever got good at Football (soccer) then it would take off. Only goalkeepers from America have been a success as seen in EPL for example as they get to use their hands.. outfield players having to use foot and also have positional sense is where we havent suceeded.. primarily because sports here are hand orientated so having done that for over 100 years we are not adept at using foot... also people here are constantly told what to do by coaches (NFL, Baseball) so don't have that positional sense. AnswerFootball - "Soccer" as it's called here - hasn't really hit it big on a professional/spectator level. Kids, on the other hand, especially in youth leauges, go soccer crazy. The local professional organizations have a loyal, albeit nowhere near the levels in Europe, following.
I imagine that as kids growing up playing Soccer get older, the popularity of the game as an American spectator sport will increase.AnswerI think a lot more people (especially kids) play soccer than watch it in the US. However, I have been really surprised by the number of people who do watch. I live in a very very small town and thought that I was one of the few but I run into students on the college campus all the time who are wearing jerseys for their favorite teams. Fox Sports World has made a big difference and so has the coverage of David Beckham by the popular press. No matter what people think about his skills (perhaps he gets too much publicity compared to better footballers) he has been great for the game.
English football in America is called Soccer or American football in England is like rugby =)
While Soccer has quite a big fanbase in America, it is quite clear which is the preferred sport. Football or American Football is the more preferred of two.
Here is part of an answer from another Football question about the origins or the beginning of the game. We don't really know how big the first ancient football pitch was. In 1863 the English invented football and set out specifcations for size of a football pitch.
in america football(to the english)is called soccer.to the uk its the other way round,soccer and fo same football are the same thing.
English/European/world football, in North America it is known as soccer.
English football ties are English football matches
It's a considerably and significantly big sport in America. In other countries; however, it is not so popular.
Two in the big leagues: Cardiff and Swansea.
The United States of America. (Football has its roots in soccer and rugby, which are English games. But American football -- and definitely the NFL -- is American.)
Football America was created in 2003.
This is because America loves football and many of the best sports players are in the sport. Also the super bowl has been know to draw big crowds because they are always such great games.
an english man had some the day before he went to america. once he got to america her had a big poo and used it as fertiliser and there we have the first ever broccoli in america.
the officials in english football
Football is America is very different from French football. In France if you mention football people will assume you mean soccer whereas in America it is the contact sport American Football.
football as in english
American football is basically rugby, English football is a lot better and you play.
It is soccer in america. A game which involves putting a round ball into the oppositions goal only using your feet.
The largest American football stadium in America Michigan stadium nicknamed "the big house". It is located in Ann Arbor Michigan, near Detroit.
The duration of Football Night in America is 1.33 hours.
when were subs first used in English football
how many players are on a game in English football