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Yep. Some geezer asked some other geezer if he was going to play rugger and he said he'd rather play "soccer".
A lot of people don't realise that it's a derivative of the term "association"
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I call it football. AFL, League, Union and Football. Easy.
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But you can't call it "AFL" because AFL is a league. The sport itself is Aussie Rules football.
You don't go and play "Barclays Premier League" in the backyard. You play football/soccer.
Same thing with Aussie Rules.
Otherwise the name of the sport changed from VFL to AFL a few decades ago
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Aussie Rules it is.
Why can't you say "I'm going to an AFL/ NRL/ Super 14/ Club Rugby (yeah I know, club rugby heh) game" though?
Football = Aussie rules.
If I said to someone I'm going to have a kick of the footy and they assume it's anything other than Aussie Rules I'd punch them square in the kisser.
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Yeah I see your point, though it must be said that for others they'd assume you were off to play league. Which is why soccer needs to be called soccer here.
It's soccer ffs. Hate this ****. It's like people who want to be called "Englishmen" instead of "Pommie ****".
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Not a bad game, just that three men and a dog go to watch it is all.
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