What words can we use to describe this world sport? Where do we start? What we know is that:
Football is a legendary sport that is famous worldwide.
Football is a crowdrouser
Football is an equaliser
Football is a great experience
Football is resilience.
Football is our universal language
How much football vocabulary do you know from this list? You can download the worksheet at the bottom of the picture and do the wordsearch. Check the definitions of the words you do not know in a dictionary.
The quiz below will help you memorise the new football vocabulary:
Can you recognise some of the words in the picture below? Do you know all of them? Check in a dictionary to find the definitions of the words you do not understand.
Here are our 20 favourite football expressions:
- To do one’s best
- To be a game-changer
- To let a game flow
- A memorable match
- A match that lives long in memory
- Stoppage time
- A feverish atmosphere
- To play a game in the right spirit
- A glittering career
- To score a header
- To produce magic moments
- To have football intelligence
- To finish on a high note
- To perform to one’s potential
- To produce great performance
- To break the deadlock
- To win by the skin of their teeth
- To clinch a victory
What are your favourite football expressions?
Now look at the picture below and learn the Adjectives that you can use to describe a football match. Try to make sentences with the new words.
Can you find other Adjectives?
What other sports do you like?