Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural galacticos)informal
An exceptionally skilled and celebrated soccer player.
- We have all been thoroughly entertained through the age of the ' galactico '.
- Samuel is lucky nobody has yet stuck the label galactico on him.
- At Madrid, he joined the galactico, literally a galaxy of stars.
Early 21st century: Spanish galáctico, literally 'galactic person' (i.e. bigger than a ‘star’).
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