In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- 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.
- It is refreshing to see wingers again scoring the kind of long-range tries you associate with them.
- 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.
- That puts added pressure on the puck-moving defenseman and his wingers.
- How many wingers nowadays can score as prolifically as that?
- To place this into context let us consider other international wingers.
- Or, rather, there are wingers, but they're masquerading as fullbacks.
- He is a defender, he is a midfielder but he is also an attacker - a winger who makes and scores goals.
- If the winger beats two players and then crosses it for the striker, then there should be no problem.
- Bridge had thrown out a superb long ball to the winger and just when it looked like he was away for his third, play was called back.
- For modern wingers, rugby league is a game of split-second choices.
- Maybe one day, budding wingers all over the footballing world will try to perform a ‘Robben Turn’?
- He is a very good player, a classic winger with lot of power, and is very quick.
- The word, as in Spanish, means cross, appropriate for the son of one of the best wingers in the sport.
- You have to handle him differently from the way you would normal wingers; he occupies two or three defenders.
- He did not have a traditional center forward, his wingers were tall, quick and skillful, his central midfielders aggressive ball-winners.
- In front of him the team consists of two banks of three players - three guards in defence and two wingers and a centre forward in attack.
- The game's dominant wingers play the right side, and a right-catching goaltender can be a tough puzzle for shooters to solve.
- True, their current playing styles are very similar - one striker, two galloping wingers, one prime mover and two midfield stiflers - so there's a risk they could nullify each other.
- These are two teams with impressive offensive arsenals and plenty of gifted wingers.
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