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Sports ContextPlay
Used specifically in sports to describe the person in charge of kicking the ball. SlideThe team's kicker missed the goal in the last minute.
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Not Always ScoringPlay
'Kicker' does not necessarily mean the player scores; they might just restart play. SlideThe kicker sent the ball back to the midfield after the foul.
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Multiple SportsPlay
The term 'kicker' applies in various sports, not only American football or soccer. SlideIn rugby, the kicker positioned the ball carefully for the drop kick.