soccer definition: 1. a game played between two teams of eleven people, where each team tries to win by kicking a ball…. Learn more.
Definition of soccer. : a game played on a field between two teams of 11 players each with the object to propel a round ball into the opponent's goal by kicking or by hitting it with any part of the body except the hands and arms. — called also association football.
soccer meaning: 1. a game played between two teams of eleven people, where each team tries to win by kicking a ball…. Learn more.
A breathtaking football match or an outstanding goal, mainly from a long distance. Dive. The exaggerated falling move of a player to deceive the referee in order to win their team a foul call. Dummy run. An off-the-ball run made by an offensive player to create space for his teammate with the ball.
noun. A game played by two teams of eleven players with a round ball that may not be touched with the hands or arms during play except by the goalkeepers. The object of the game is to score goals by kicking or heading the ball into the opponents' goal.
To score (a goal): to get a goal. To shoot: when the ball is kicked in the direction of the opponent’s goal in an attempt to score a goal. To substitute: (to sub) to replace one player on the field with another player that was on the bench. To tackle: to challenge and try and take the ball from an opposing player.
soccer /ˈsɒkə/ n. a game in which two teams of eleven players try to kick or head a ball into their opponent's goal, only the goalkeeper on either side being allowed to touch the ball with his hands and arms except in the case of throw-ins. (as modifier): a soccer player. Also called: Association Football.
The first 45 minutes of a match (plusinjury time), followed by a break. Game of two halves. Football is a game of two halves is a clichéd expression to say that games often change in the second half, for example because of something the coaxh has said, a change in tactics, or a substitution. Half time.