Weekly Football Phrase: To Go Missing (in a game)

Weekly Football Phrase: To Go Missing (in a game): On this week’s show we feature the phrase ‘to go missing’

Each week the languagecaster team will explain a football phrase or cliche for learners of English who love the sport. On this week’s show we feature the phrase ‘to go missing’. Click on the link below to learn about the word or phrase, while you can also read the transcript. You can also find many more examples by going to our football phrase page here football cliches here and our huge football glossary here.

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This week’s languagecaster football phrase is ‘to go missing (in a game)‘, which means that a top player did not play as well as he or she can. In this week’s el clásico between Real Madrid and Barcelona, Madrid’s top goalscorer Ronaldo went missing as yet again he flopped in el clásico. Instead, Messi, Xavi and Iniesta all dominated as Barcelona won 3-1 away from home which meant that the Madrid press accused Ronaldo of going missing, of not playing well at all. To go missing

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