Home > Industry/Domain > Sports > Soccer


Soccer is a competitive sport usually played between two teams of 11 players with a spherical ball. The object of the game is to kick the ball into the opposing team's goal. Participants are not allowed to use their hands to touch the ball with the exception of throwing the ball back into play after it goes out of bounds.

Contributors in Soccer


attacking midfielder

Sports; Soccer

the most forward-playing midfielder, playing right behind the forwards; he supports the offense by providing passes to forwards to set up goals.

The Draw

Sports; Soccer

the selection of World Cup teams to place them into playing groups for the tournament and the event surrounding this selection.


Sports; Soccer

a game that ends with a tied score.


Sports; Soccer

a player who advances the ball while controlling it with his feet.


Sports; Soccer

the ricochet of a ball after it hits a player.


Sports; Soccer

American Professional Soccer League the nation's only outdoor professional soccer league since 1991, consisting of 8 teams in the U.S. and Canada (expanding to 12 by 1995).


Sports; Soccer

the pass or passes which immediately precede a goal; a maximum of two assists can be credited for one goal.

Featured blossaries

Flight Simulators for PC

Category: Entertainment   1 2 Terms

Gaming mouse

Category: Technology   1 8 Terms