The Beautiful Game

What does the beautiful game mean?


A phrase that refers to the game of soccer (in the U.S.), or football (as the rest of the world calls it); meant to describe play that consists of strong defending, good goalkeeping, efficient passing, and pretty finishes.


That match was a perfect example of what the beautiful game can offer

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Updated June 3, 2015

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