Russian vocabulary on football
FIFA Football World Cup 2018 in Russia

Vocabulary during the match

Do you like football? Do you want to learn Russian vocabulary about this sport? We have taken advantage of the celebration of the 2018 Football World Cup in Russia to create this list of useful words.

During the game

During the game

The match has just begun, will there be overtime? How much injury time will the referee give?

матч
mach
match

пе́рвый тайм
pyér-vyi táim
first half

переры́в
pye-rye-rýf
half-time

второ́й тайм
fta-róy táim
second half

доба́вочное вре́мя
da-bá-vach-na-ye vryé-mya
injury time

дополни́тельное вре́мя
da-pal-ní-tyel-na-ye vryé-mya
overtime

послема́тчевые пена́льти
pos-lye-má-chye-vy-ye pye-nál-ti
penalty shootout

Kicking and passing

Kicking and passing

During a game we will see different plays, which we must know how to say in Russian.

пас
pas
pass

наруше́ние
na-ru-shé-ni-ye
foul

гол
gol
goal

углово́й удар
ug-la-vóy u-dár
corner kick

вне игры́
vnye ig-rý
offside

уда́р от воро́т
u-dár at-va-rót
goal kick

штрафно́й уда́р
shtraf-nóy u-dár
free kick

пена́льти
pye-nál-ti
penalty

Waiting for the final whistle

Waiting for the final whistle

A lot can happen in 90 minutes, although we always hope that everything ends with a victory for our team.

жёлтая ка́рточка
zhól-ta-ya kár-tach-ka
yellow card

кра́сная ка́рточка
krás-na-ya kár-tach-ka
red card

побе́да
pa-byé-da
win

пораже́ние
pa-ra-zhé-ni-ye
loss

тра́вма
tráv-ma
injury

заме́на
za-myé-na
substitution

вы́играть
výi-grat
to win

проигра́ть
pra-i-grát
to lose

ничья́
nich-yá
tie/draw

фина́льный свисто́к
fi-nál-nyi svis-tók
final whistle

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