All sorts of sports and games inculcate sportsmanship, team work, accepting the win & the loss unflinchingly. But then every game is not devoid of fans and audience and their witty opinions. Football is also not bereft of obsessive fans and their antics referring the players & the Referee decisions during the match.
It is not just UK, most of the football playing countries has some comical phrases which are used extensively while watching matches and defining the actions & situations in the ongoing match.
Here is an Infographic which lists the funny football phrases across the globe with literal translations & real meanings.
Hope you enjoy this piece and can use the hilarious phrases anywhere in this world while watching the football match.
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Der Schiedsrichter Braucht Einen Blindenstock
The referee needs a white cane
The referee is blind
Foi Comprar Pao
He went to buy bread
An attacker easily beating a defender with skill
Pintalo De Amarillo
Paint him yellow
Give him a yellow card
Ponerse El Overol
To wear the dungarees
A player battling for his team and in a position other than his own
Ele Tem Maos De Alface
He had lettuce hands
The goalkeeper had weak wrists
The referee is a wellington boot
The referee made a bad decision
Ben Arfa est de retour sur le banc
Ben Arfa Is On The Bench
Because he's useless
As it will come in useful every season