Definition of the beautiful game in English:

the beautiful game

phrase

British
  • Soccer.

    • ‘Docherty couldn't have asked for a better stage to be introduced to the beautiful game.’
    • ‘I am a massive fan of the beautiful game.’
    • ‘Has there ever been a better set piece taker in the history of the beautiful game?’
    • ‘Talking of football, the demise of Brazil continues to perplex lovers of the beautiful game.’
    • ‘Sometimes the all-consuming nature of football can force men who really made a difference to the beautiful game to be forgotten.’
    • ‘Here we name the ugliest footballers ever to grace the beautiful game.’
    • ‘Even the satirical cartoon show "The Simpsons" has dissed the beautiful game.’
    • ‘What separates Brazil from the rest of the world is their attitude to the beautiful game.’
    • ‘In today's world of professional football, the phrase 'the beautiful game' is unhelpful.’
    • ‘Last week we delved into the world of classical music composers who had been inspired by the beautiful game.’