14 football idioms from around the world

The 2018 World Cup was one of the biggest international sporting events, giving a global stage to 32 countries, along with their cultures, celebrations and ultimately, languages.

Whether you’re a huge sports fan, or have next to no interest, it’s difficult to avoid the football-related slang currently dominating the news & media.

Here at Capita TI, we’re passionate about languages, as well as ensuring no cultural nuances are lost in translation. With the help of foreign language speakers across our business, we’ve put together 14 football related idioms from around the world.

Football idioms from around the world

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As well as being a self-confessed language geek and baking fanatic, Fiona is the Digital Marketing Manager at Capita Translation and Interpreting. When she's not writing blogs, she often dreams of touring France one patisserie at a time.

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