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Most Common Soccer Words in Chinese

Diving, Penalty, Offside and More Expressions

How to say soccer words in Chinese? How do you talk about the game you watched over the weekend?

Believe it or not, China has a huge population of soccer fans and they get very excited during major events such as the World Cup, Euro Cup, etc. Next time you walk in to a bar on a day when there’s a big match playing. How do you talk about what’s going on over a bottle of beer? How about we start with the most common soccer words in Chinese, and some expressions and example sentences you might find useful during the conversation?

 

Own Goal in Chinese: 乌龙球

他进了一记乌龙球。
tā jìn le yí jì wū lóng qiú
He scored an own goal.

Hat-Trick in Chinese: 帽子戏法

他成功地上演了帽子戏法。
tā chéng gōng de shàng yǎn le mào zi xì fǎ
He successfully completed his hat-trick.

Goal Drought in Chinese: 进球荒

人们都不知道他什么时候才能打破进球荒。
rén men dōu bù zhī dào tā shén me shí hòu cái néng dǎ pò jìn qiú huāng
People don’t know when he can break his goal drought.

Foul in Chinese: 犯规

这是一次成功的技术犯规。
zhè shì yí cì chéng gōng de jì shù fàn guī
This was a successful tactical foul.

Diving in Chinese: 假摔

他靠假摔骗了一个点球!
tā kào jiǎ shuāi piàn le yí gè diǎn qiú
His fake diving got him a penalty kick!

Handball in Chinese: 手球

你知道历史上最著名的手球是哪次吗?
nǐ zhī dào lì shǐ shàng zuì zhù míng de shǒu qiú shì nǎ cì ma
Do you know which is the most famous hand ball in history?

Offside in Chinese: 越位

前锋又越位了!进球无效!
qián fēng yòu yuè wèi le! jìn qiú wú xiào!
The striker was offside again! The goal is invalid!

Penalty Kick in Chinese: 点球

意大利队在比赛第89分钟获得一个点球!
yì dà lì duì zài bǐ sài dì bā shí jiǔ fēn zhōng huò dé yí gè diǎn qiú
Italy got a penalty kick in the 89th minute of the game!

Free Kick in Chinese: 任意球

巴西队开任意球时,朝鲜队搭了一个十人的人墙。
bā xī duì kāi rèn yì qiú shí, cháo xiǎn duì dā le yí gè shí rén de rén qiáng
On one free kick from Brazil, North Korea set up a 10-man wall.

Corner Kick in Chinese: 角球

他开出了一记漂亮的角球。
tā kāi chū le yí jì piào liang de jiǎo qiú
He did a wonderful corner kick.

Yellow Card in Chinese: 黄牌

光是上半场他们队就吃了两张黄牌。
guāng shì shàng bàn chǎng tā men duì jiù chī le liǎng zhāng huáng pái
Their team got two yellow cards just in the first half.

Red Card in Chinese: 红牌

这场比赛火药味很浓,红牌满天飞。
zhè chǎng bǐ sài huǒ yào wèi hěn nóng, hóng pái mǎn tiān fēi
The match was very ill-tempered, there were red cards all over the place.

 Referee in Chinese: 裁判

这场比赛的裁判简直就是xx队的第十二名球员。
zhè chǎng bǐ sài de cái pàn jiǎn zhí jiù shì xx duì de dì shí èr míng qiú yuán
In the game, the referee was literally the 12th player of xx team.

Linesman in Chinese: 边裁

边裁就在旁边,怎么可能没看到犯规?
biān cái jiù zài páng biān, zěn me kě néng méi kàn dào fàn guī
The linesman was right in front of him, how could he not see the foul?

 “Black Whistle” in Chinese: 黑哨”

你是裁判还是黑哨?!
nǐ shì cái pǎn hái shì hēi shào
Are you the referee or are you cheating?!

Coach in Chinese: 主教练

主教练在场边的小动作被拍下来了。
zhǔ jiào liàn zài chǎng biān de xiǎo dòng zuò bèi pāi xià lái le
The coach’s “weird little behaviors” by the field were caught on camera.

Half-time Interval in Chinese: 中场休息

足球比赛的休息时间是15分钟。
zú qiú bǐ sài de zhōng chǎng xiū xi shí jiān shì shí wǔ fēn zhōng
The half-time interval is 15 minutes for a soccer game.

Injury Time in Chinese: 伤停补时

比赛已经进入伤停补时。
bǐ sài yǐ jīng jìn rù shāng tíng bǔ shí
The game has entered injury time.

Extra Time in Chinese: 加时赛

经过了加时赛和点球大战,他所在的队伍赢得了比赛。
jīng guò le jiā shí sài hé diǎn qiú dà zhàn, tā suǒ zài de duì wǔ yíng de le bǐ sài
His team won the game after overtime and a shootout.

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