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Soccer Glossary and Terms/ Glossário de termos usados no Futebol

Soccer Glossary and Terms
Glossário de termos usados no Futebol
Imagine you are going out for lunch or dinner with a colleague from work, a foreigner who is visiting your company. Brazil is the land of football, yet most Brazilians can’t describe a soccer game in English. How about you?
Imagine que você vai sair para almoçar ou jantar com um colega do trabalho, um estrangeiro que está visitando sua empresa. O Brasil é a terra do futebol, mas a maioria dos brasileiros não consegue descrever um jogo de futebol em inglês. E você?




The Soccer Field
O Campo de Futebol
Goal line   
Linha de meta
Goal area    
Área de meta
Penalty mark   
Marca de pênalti
Penalty arc
Arco do pênalti
Centre circle    
Circulo central
Halfway line
Linha meio de campo
Flagpost
Poste de bandeirinha
Corner Arc 
Arco de circunferência de canto
Optional mark  
Marca opcional



                                                                                                                                                                               Source:FIFA
 
Source: FIFA



The Soccer Team
O time de futebol
Team
Time
Opposing team
Time adversário
Defending team
Time defensor
Coach
Treinador/técnico
Referee
Juiz/ árbitro
Left back
Lateral esquerda 
Sweeper
Quarto zagueiro 
Stopper
Zagueiro central
Left midfilder
Meia esquerda 
Defensive midfielder
Volante 
Striker
Centro avante
Forwarder
Atacante
“Goalie” (informal)  goalkeeper
Goleiro
Substitute
Reserva
Linesman
Bandeira
  



 
                                                                                Source /Fonte : Merriam-Webster



The Match
O Jogo
To score
Fazer um gol
The score
O placar
World Cup
Copa do Mundo
First league
Liga principal/primeira divisão
Yellow card
Cartão amarelo
Kick off
Ponta pé inicial
Final whistle
Encerramento do jogo/apito final
Penalty kick
Penalty
Tie, draw
Empate
Extra time
Prorrogação
Foul
Falta
Corner kick
Escanteio
Header
Cabeçada
Throw in
Lateral
Exhibition game
Jogo amistoso





                                 Narration of a soccer match                                    Narração de um jogo de futebol



“Globo was transmitting live from Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro. We were invited to take part in the exciting exhibition game between Palmeiras and Botafogo.
The teams were already on the field, the goalkeeper in the green shirt, with the number one and the team’s favorite player, the striker with shirt number 2…
The coach for the Palmeiras team is very good. We were all very excited to win; we could not imagine being defeated against such a weak team.
But no one played fair. There were a lot of fouls, yellow cards and penalty kicks. Palmeiras scored only once, although our goalie fended off most of the shots. Without him, and without our attacker and our strong defense, we would have lost for sure. But we won, and celebrated the rest of the day with lots of beer and barbecue.”

"A Globo estava transmitindo ao vivo do Estádio de Maracanã no Rio de Janeiro. Fomos convidados a participar do emocionante jogo amistoso entre Palmeiras e Botafogo.
Os times já estavam em campo, o goleiro na camisa verde, com o número um, e o jogador favorito das equipes, o atacante com a camisa número 2 ...
O treinador do time do Palmeiras é muito bom. Estávamos todos muito entusiasmados de ganhar. Não poderíamos imaginar sermos derrotados por um time tão fraco.
Mas ninguém jogou justo. Havia muitas faltas, cartões amarelos e penalidades. Palmeiras marcou gol apenas uma vez, embora o nosso goleiro defendesse a maioria dos tiros. Sem ele, e sem nosso atacante e nossa defesa forte, com certeza teríamos perdido. Mas, ganhamos e comemoramos pelo resto do dia com muita cerveja e churrasco".




  






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