This post explains the football term ‘Natural Goalscorer’.Natural Goalscorer

  • Find out more about this phrase by reading the transcript below.
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Football Language: Natural Goalscorer

Sometimes you will hear the adjective ‘natural goalscorer‘ used to describe a player which means that he or she has an ability to score goals without too much difficulty. These kinds of players have a natural instinct to be in the right place at the right time to score a goal and tend to make scoring look easy, indeed you might hear the cliche – scoring goals for fun when talking about a natural goalscorer.

Example: ”Lukaku not a natural goalscorer‘ according to Ally McCoist former Rangers striker’ ( December 6th 2017).

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