Each week the languagecaster team explains a football phrase for learners of English who love the sport. This week we take a look at the term, ‘playmaker‘. You can read the transcript below, while you can also find many more examples by going to our huge football glossary here.
- Example: Barcelona playmaker Xavi was voted the best player at the 2008 European Championships
- Example: Manchester United fans have been crying out for a playmaker since Scholes retired.
- Example: Harry Kane won the Playmaker Award for his 14 assists – the most in the 2020-21 season.