The German name for soccer is ‘football’ spelled Fußball. The ‘ß’ called Eszett or scharfes S, in English “sharp S”. So this German word sounds like “Foosball”. So the word Foosball is a corruption of the German name for Football or Soccer. The industry seem to be settling on the name “Table Soccer” Drawing of man confused I live in England and we call Foosball – Table Football. Soccer in England, and indeed most of the World is known as Football. And as Foosball is the game of Football played on a table, we call it “Table Football”. Obvious really! So what is Foosball…I mean “Table Soccer” called in the rest of the world?

Name of Foosball in Argentina – Metegol
Name of Foosball in Australia – Foosball or table football
Name of Foosball in Austria – Wuzler
Name of Foosball in Belgium – Tafelvoetbal
Name of Foosball in Bolivia – Futbolín
Name of Foosball in Brazil – Pebolim o
Name of Foosball in Bulgaria – Футбол на маса
Name of Foosball in Canada – Foosball or jitz
Name of Foosball in Canada (French) baby-foot.
Name of Foosball in Chile – Taca-Taca
Name of Foosball in China – 桌上足球
Name of Foosball in Colombia – Futbolín
Name of Foosball in Costa Rica – Futbolín
Name of Foosball in Croatia – Stolni nogomet
Name of Foosball in Czech Republic – Fotbálek
Name of Foosball in Denmark – Bordfodbold
Name of Foosball in Estonia – Lauajalgpall
Name of Foosball in France – Baby-foot or Babyfoot
Name of Foosball in Germany – Tischfußbal
Name of Foosball in Greece – Ποδοσφαιράκι
Name of Foosball in Guatemala – Futío
Name of Foosball in Hungary – Csocsó
Name of Foosball in Iceland – Fótboltaspil
Name of Foosball in India – Fusball
Name of Foosball in Ireland – Foosball
Name of Foosball in Israel – כדורגל שולחן
Name of Foosball in Italy – Calcio balilla
Name of Foosball in Japan – テーブル・フットボール
Name of Foosball in Latvia – Galda futbols
Name of Foosball in Lithuania – Stalo futbolas
Name of Foosball in Malta – Ċomba
Name of Foosball in Mexico – Futbolito
Name of Foosball in Netherlands – Tafelvoetbal
Name of Foosball in Peru – Fulbito de mesa
Name of Foosball in Poland – Piłkarzyki,
Name of Foosball in Portugal – Matraquilhos
Name of Foosball in Romania – Fusbal
Name of Foosball in Russia – кикер
Name of Foosball in Serbia – Stoni fudbal
Name of Foosball in Slovenia – Ročni nogomet
Name of Foosball in Slovakia – Kalčeto
Name of Foosball in South Africa – Tata box
Name of Foosball in Spain, – Futbolín
Name of Foosball in Switzerland – Töggelichaschte
Name of Foosball in Taiwan – 手足球(桌上足球)
Name of Foosball in Thailand – ฟุตบอลโต๊ะ
Name of Foosball in Turkey – Langırt
Name of Foosball in United Kingdom – Table football
Name of Foosball in United States – Foosball
Name of Foosball in Uruguay – Futbolito
Name of Foosball in Venezuela – Futbolín
Name of Foosball in Zimbabwe – Slug

Man asking - What is the name of Foosball

References 1. “Wikipedia,Table Football”, Wikipedia, Foosball Article – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Table_football. 2. “Quora, Foosball Questions”, Quora – Foosball Forums – https://www.quora.com/topic/Foosball 3. “International Table Soccer Federation (ITSF)”, Foosball Ruling Body – https://www.tablesoccer.org/

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