°(not North America) association football: a game in which two teams each contend to get a round ball into the other team's goal primarily by kicking the ball.
"Each team scored three goals when they played football."
°(US) American football: a game in which two teams attempt to get an ovoid ball to the end of each other's territory.
"Each team scored two touchdowns when they played football."
synonyms: association football, soccer, wogball, footie more» , american football, gridiron, gridiron football, canadian football, footy, aussie rules, vfl, afl, league, ball, pill, soccerball, pigskin