Definition of golden goal noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


golden goal

BrE BrE//ˌɡəʊldən ˈɡəʊl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɡoʊldən ˈɡoʊl//
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(in some football (soccer ) competitions) the first goal scored during extra time, which ends the game and gives victory to the team that scores the goal Italy lost on a golden goal to France in the semi-final. See related entries: Soccer