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English definition of “golden goal”

golden goal

noun [C] uk   us  
the first goal scored during a period of extra time in a football game, which ends the game and means that the team who scored it winsScoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeatedFootball/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of golden goal from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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