it is obvious a fullback in soccer protects the goalie acting as a defender
He plays defense
It helps protect the gold keeper....
Goalie, forward, fullback, midfielder
He doesn't say soccer for a start he says football. And his dutys usually involve being the last line of defence between the atcking player and the keeper.
i reckon the smallest fullback is Preston Campbell
Father was a Fullback was created in 1949.
The word fullback is a noun. The plural is fullbacks.