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Comparison Between American Football and Soccer

Comparison Between American Football and Soccer

Soccer is always been associated with football and people all over the world known this sport with a round ball that you kick around to be Football. In America, the word football refers to American football, which has more in common with rugby than with soccer. Find out how you can differentiate between the two in America.

Photo by Peter Glaser on Unsplash

Photo by Dave Adamson on Unsplash


Soccer American Football
11 players 11 players
Object of the game is to kick the ball in your opponents goal. Object of the game is to score points by carrying the ball by hand above the opponents touch line.

90 minutes.

(45 minutes for each half of the game)

Four 15-minute quarters.

(game clock stops frequently between plays)

A spherical ball A spheroid-shaped ball
Barclay's Premier League (England), La Liga (Spain), Bundesliga(Germany), Serie A (Italy), Ligue 1 (France) National Football League (NFL)


USA, Canada



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