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winger

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪŋər; ˈwɪŋə(r)/

Translation of winger in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Sport/Deporte] wing
    Example sentences
    • They have brought in three more attacking players in wingers Luciano and Khalilou Fadiga and playmaker Andy van der Meyde, so the signs point towards a more offensive approach.
    • If the winger beats two players and then crosses it for the striker, then there should be no problem.
    • Robben did what very few wingers or wide players are capable of doing: he made his flank the centre of the game and changed the whole dynamics of the pitch.

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