Foosball Tomfoolery and Soccer’s Etymology

Foosball Tomfoolery and Soccer’s Etymology

Pat and Eric take a listener question from Brock in Cincinnati about foosball, specifically why did tabletop soccer get that name here in the United States. In the process of answering that question they dug into the word soccer as well, it seemed equally weird that we use that name for a game that is called football everywhere else.

If these questions have puzzled you, you may want to take a listen.

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