fill your bootsWhat is the meaning of the football cliche ‘to fill your boots in football?

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    Fill your boots

    The phrase to fill your boots in football is used to describe when a player scores lots of goals in a game and that’s maybe because the opponents are not so strong. This week in the Champions League play-off, Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick in City’s 5-0 win – he filled his boots against Steaua Bucharest.

    • Example: The striker scored whenever she wanted to – she filled her boots against the weak opposition.

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