1 [uncountable] British English
a game played by two teams of eleven players who try to kick a round ball into the other team's goal [= soccer]:
Which football team do you support?
kids playing football in the street
My Dad took me to watch my first football match.
a football club
a group of Scottish football fans
football boots/kit/shirt (=clothes worn to play football)
2DSA [uncountable] American English
a game played by two teams of eleven players who try to carry or kick an oval ball into the other team's goal [= American football British English]
college football games
a football field
He played football in high school.
3 British English
someone who behaves in a noisy or violent way at a football match
a ball used in these games