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foot·ball·er

 (fo͝ot′bô′lər)
n. Chiefly British
One who plays soccer.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

footballer

[ˈfʊtbɔːlər] n (British) = football playerfootball ground nterrain m de footballfootball hooligan n (British)hooligan m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

footballer

n
(Brit) → Fußball(spiel)er(in) m(f)
(in American football) → Footballspieler m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

footballer

[ˈfʊtˌbɔːləʳ] n (Brit) → calciatore/trice
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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