That's the Football Association Australia you are talking aboutThis is typical of the utterly stupid and gratuitously patronising nonsense NI unionists like to get exercised over when they bother to engage in any conversation at all with their perceived southern inferiors about sport.
And it is a load of bollix. Sky TV's Soccer Saturday debunks the myth. It is the accepted international term for the sport nowadays in the English speaking world.
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Union of European Football Association
Federation of International Football Associations
And not to forget the late to the table
Football Association of Ireland.
Soccer just doesn't cut it.
If you play it with your hands, it's not Football.