Soccer or football? The results are in

Lionel Messi kicks a soccer ball during a football match for Argentina. Photo / AP
Lionel Messi kicks a soccer ball during a football match for Argentina. Photo / AP

The people have spoken and the New Zealand Herald will now refer to the beautiful game as football.

After three days of polling, many colourful debates and 11,350 votes, football gained 59% of the public vote, forcing the change from soccer.

It's been an intense few days for football lovers, with many passionate discussions on Facebook and Twitter. Here are some of our favourites:










- NZ Herald

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