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Round ball, oval ball or? Help me!

pepita
Italy
Hi all, sorry if it's banal, but I always have doubts, and I'm confused with football, soccer etc.
In Italy football uses the round ball, in US the oval ball? Or not?
2 years ago
6BPencil
Canada
USA football is not soccer (north american slang) and uses the oval shape
2 years ago
pepita
Italy
Thanks Scott, using the same term for different sports makes me confusing .. :)
2 years ago
6BPencil
Canada
only in North America lol
2 years ago
pepita
Italy
Thank you! I'll have a culture on football ... I just want to avoid putting a round ball where an oval ball is required .... the truth is that my ignorance about football is .... international! :( :)
2 years ago
Faith
United States
This is an american football https://images-eu.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/81DBe4NVTiL._SY355_.jpg

I know it's very confusing. Not sure why we call our game football? It should be call waste of time ball since I swear they play 3 whole minutes of the game in 3 hours and the rest is huddling, commercials, entertainment and butt slapping :)
2 years ago
6BPencil
Canada
same as This Hour Has 22 Minutes a Canadian comedy show
2 years ago
pepita
Italy
Thanks! Now i think i understand .... oval ball and armor :)
2 years ago