116 Spanish Words Related to Football or Soccer | My Daily Spanish

116 Essential Spanish Words For Football/ Soccer Fans

Whether you are in a part of the world where this game is referred to as football or as soccer, if you’re looking for a list of Spanish football or soccer vocabulary, you’ve come to the right place!

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English word
Spanish translation
teamequipo
away teamequipo visitante
opposing teamequipo contrario
footballerfutbolista
playerjugador
lineupalineación
lineupplantilla
substitute benchbanquillo de reservas
substitutionsustitución
captaincapitán
goalkeeperportero/arquero/guardameta
defencedefensa
defenderdefensa
midfieldmediocampo
midfieldermediocampista
wingerextremo
forwarddelantero
goal scorergoleador
coachdirector técnico
traineretrenador
refereeárbitro
linesmenárbitro asistente
commentatorcomentarista deportivo
spectatorsespectadores
fanhincha
supporteraficionado
supportersafición
hooligangamberro
The FIFA World CupLa Copa Mundial de Fútbol
Champions LeagueLiga de Campeones
The Copa AmericaLa Copa América
The FIFA Confederations CupLa Copa FIFA Confederaciones
Premier LeaguePrimera División
soccerfútbol
championshipcampeonato
gamepartido
away gamepartido que se juega fuera de casa
friendly gamepartido amistoso
ballbalón
pitchcampo de juego
scoreboardmarcador
stadiumestadio
dressing roomvestidor
benchbanca
goalportería
goalarco
postposte
near postprimer poste
far postsegundo poste
netred
sidelinelínea de banda
goal linelínea de gol
halfway linelínea de medio campo
goal areaárea de gol
penalty areaárea de penalti
first halfprimer tiempo
second halfsegundo tiempo
half timemedio tiempo
extra timetiempo extra
shinguardespinillera
shortspantalones cortos
socksmedias
flagbanderilla
whistlesilbato
shirtcamiseta
uniformuniforme
to play soccerjugar fútbol
to play against somebodyjugar contra alguien
kickpatada
shotremate
kick-offpatada inicial
passpase
to passpasar
to shootpatear
to take away the ballquitar la pelota
to shoot at the goaltirar a la portería
to score a goalmeter un gol
headerremate de cabeza
to head the ballcabecear
reboundrebote
corneresquina
throw insaque de banda
goal kicksaque de meta
to defenddefender
to catchatajar
own goalautogol
to winganar
to loseperder
to beatderrotar
to meetenfrentarse
to drawempatar
score drawempate a cero
final scoreresultado final
replayrepetición
to play fairjugar limpio
to play dirtyjugar sucio
foulfalta
to commit a foulcometer una falta
to blow a foulseñalar una falta
to hitgolpear
to pushempujar
handballmano
to trip somebody upponer una zancadilla a alguien
to fakefingir
penaltytiro de penal
free kicktiro libre
offsidefuera de juego
sending offexpulsión
yellow cardtarjeta amarilla
red cardtarjeta roja
warningamonestación
to send a player offexpulsar a un jugador
injured playerjugador lesionado
to clapaplaudir
to cheer on a teamanimar a un equipo
Mexican wavela ola

 

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Janey is a fan of different languages and studied Spanish, German, Mandarin, and Japanese in college. She has now added French into the mix, though English will always be her first love. She loves reading anything (including product labels).

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