footballer


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foot·ball·er

 (fo͝ot′bô′lər)
n. Chiefly British
One who plays soccer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.footballer - an athlete who plays American footballfootballer - an athlete who plays American football
athlete, jock - a person trained to compete in sports
back - (football) a person who plays in the backfield
ball carrier, runner - (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play
blocker - a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play
cornerback - a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers
football hero - a football player who has achieved a reputation for success
kicker - a player who kicks the football
line backer, linebacker - a defensive football player who takes a position close behind the linemen
lineman - one of the players on the line of scrimmage
player, participant - a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
pass catcher, pass receiver, receiver - a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
tackler - a football player who tackles the ball carrier
Translations
fotbalista
fodboldspiller
jalkapalloilija
nogometašnogometašica
focistafutballistafutballjátékoslabdarúgó
フットボール選手
축구 선수
nogometaš
nogometašnogometašica
fotbollsspelare
นักฟุตบอล
cầu thủ bóng đá

footballer

[ˈfʊtbɔːləʳ] N (Brit) → futbolista mf

footballer

[ˈfʊtbɔːlər] n (British) = football playerfootball ground nterrain m de footballfootball hooligan n (British)hooligan m

footballer

n
(Brit) → Fußball(spiel)er(in) m(f)
(in American football) → Footballspieler m

footballer

[ˈfʊtˌbɔːləʳ] n (Brit) → calciatore/trice

footballer

لاعِبُ كُرَةِ قدم fotbalista fodboldspiller Fußballer ποδοσφαιριστής futbolista jalkapalloilija footballeur nogometaš calciatore フットボール選手 축구 선수 voetballer fotballspiller piłkarz futebolista футболист fotbollsspelare นักฟุตบอล futbolcu cầu thủ bóng đá 足球运动员
References in classic literature ?
Since early childhood Clarence had concentrated his energies on becoming a footballer, and was now an exceedingly fine goal-keeper.
However, Barton hoped for the issue to gradually decrease from previous proportions, saying that as he believes that the modern-day footballer is open-minded and that people's sexuality has become less of an issue now, he hopes that a large number of players will get behind the campaign.
Amy is a current celebrity due to her singing/songwriting talent and, with no disrespect to the Dons footballer, I would say Amy is probably more well known than him.
COULD I just congratulate our champion footballer Miss Julie Fleeting on her nomination for Scottish Sports Personality of the Year, It is truly deserved, she is a fantastic player.
The singer - partner of Millwall footballer Darren Byfield - said they had empty lives.
Recently a footballer was hit by a flare which could have caused a serious injury.
Despite their high earning power, the relatively short career span of a footballer means their wealth needs careful management in order to last for their lifetime.
On April 13 Ms Thomas told the footballer that The Sun was thinking of publishing a story to the effect that they had an affair for six months - with photographs of her at or near hotels.
The judge said lawyers became involved after a story appeared in The Sun on April 14 giving an account of a sexual relationship Imogen had with the footballer, who was not named in the story.
Head of PASP Spyros Neophytides said that the footballer's union has come to an agreement with the CFA to proceed with a common campaign in their attempts to prevent and inform footballers about match-fixing ahead of the new season.
Meanwhile, the footballer also said that they did not steal anything and the four women denied working as prostitutes.
But her counsel Jacob Dean said it was the footballer who offered her the cash to keep quiet.