midfielder

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mid·field

 (mĭd′fēld′)
n. Sports
1. The section of a playing field midway between goals.
2. Players whose usual positions are in the midfield, behind the forwards.

mid′field′er n.

midfielder

(ˌmɪdˈfiːldə)
n
soccer a player who plays in the midfield
Translations

midfielder

n (Ftbl) → Mittelfeldspieler(in) m(f)
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