Entry from British & World English dictionary
(In some soccer and hockey competitions) the first goal scored during extra time which ends the match and gives victory to the scoring side.
- The youngster had to be taken out of the ground on a stretcher but not before scoring a golden goal to take his side through to the final.
- Except that the organisers had decided that, in the case of extra time, a golden goal would count as two goals.
- Bring on extra time, golden goals, penalties, failure, misery, despair, more typing for me.
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