Football field in Spanish and English. Lets start with the field or la cancha: 1. CORNER: esquina, córner 2. GOAL LINE: línea de gol, línea de fondo 3. GOAL AREA / GOAL BOX: área de meta, área chica 4. PENALTY AREA: área de penal, área grande 5. MIDFIELD LINE: línea de medio campo 6. MIDFIELD: medio campo 7. SIDE LINE: línea de banda, línea lateral
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!
Cancha de fútbol: (Noun, fem.) Pitch; field. El partido fue cancelado porque la cancha de fútbol estaba en malas condiciones. (The game was cancelled because the soccer field was in bad condition.) Patear; Tirar: (Verb) To try and score a goal; to shoot. El arquero pateó el balón muy fuerte y lo tiró fuera de la cancha.
4. (ball) a. el balón (de fútbol americano) (m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol). (M) football fan hincha mf, forofo (a) m,f. football player futbolista mf, jugador (ora) de fútbol americano.
Hardly Athletic – They’re just not built for soccer. The Sasquatches – Hairy and big-footed. Deportivo Morón – A real team name from Argentina. Deportivo Wanka – A real team name from Peru. The Nicolas Cages – They’re absolutely crazy. Better Supporters Than Players – Usually they’re watching the pitch, not playing on it.
The Santiago Bernabéu Stadium ( Spanish: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, [esˈtaðjo sanˈtjaɣo βeɾnaˈβew] ( listen)) is a football stadium in Madrid, Spain. With a current seating capacity of 81,044, it has been the home stadium of Real Madrid since its completion in 1947.
Fever pitch: (Noun) An extremely high level of excitement in the crowd. The Real Madrid fans reached fever pitch as they scored the equalizing goal in the last few seconds of the match. Group stage: (Noun) The period/time of a tournament when the teams compete in groups to see who will go to the next round.
Javier Hernandez – Chicharito. A striker for West Ham United F.C., Javier Hernandez is a Mexican sensation that has made his mark in Europe. His short stature is seemingly the cause of the origin of his soccer nickname, Chicharito, but his 1.75m height (5 ft. 7 in.) is not the reason behind his nickname, “Little Pea.”.