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British Terms Used in Soccer

Soccer Quiz: Lost in Translation

Soccer on this side of the Atlantic uses different lingo than our English-speaking allies — most obvious is the name change from football since we have our own homegrown game of the same name. With the World Cup starting tomorrow, chances are high Americans will be watching British sportscasters delivering the details of the games. Are you ready for the the sporty lingo that is often lost in translation? Take this short quiz to see.

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Soccer Quiz: Lost in Translation

In the US we play soccer on a field, but what do the Brits call it instead?

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Kellanawida Kellanawida 6 years
3/3! I guess we have a pretty big British influence over here, I'm not even a soccer fan!
lil_bit_edgy lil_bit_edgy 6 years
Got all of them right! Totally brit at heart!
weffie weffie 6 years
I'm pretty sure "kit" actually refers to the whole outfit... Jerseys are called jerseys and they are only one part of a kit.
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