footballer [foo t-baw-ler] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a football player, especially a member of a college or professional team.
  2. Chiefly British. a soccer player.

Origin of footballer First recorded in 1875–80; football + -er1 Examples from the Web for footballer Contemporary Examples of footballer

  • All-American Surprise, Ruined This Boise State footballer wins the game, and the girl.

    Public Marriage Proposals Gone Wrong: The 13 Biggest Fails (VIDEO)

    Anna Klassen

    February 14, 2012

  • The footballer insisted the sex was consensual and was cleared of rape—only to plead guilty to simple assault.

    Forced to Cheer for Her Attacker

    Jessica Bennett

    September 15, 2011

  • Historical Examples of footballer

  • Good cricketer and footballer, I mean, and all that sort of thing.


    P. G. Wodehouse

  • The English Cup is probably a bigger attraction to a footballer than any other.

    Association Football

    John Cameron

  • Why shouldn’t a footballer look gallant and present trophies?

    A Popular Schoolgirl

    Angela Brazil

  • Nearly every footballer knows that what I say is true, and still the thing grows.

    ‘I Believe’ and other essays

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

  • With the calves of a footballer and the upper limbs of a Sandow, she is a fearful and wonderful example of the female form divine.

    The Awful Australian

    Valerie Desmond

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