man of the match(redirected from a man of the match)
man of the match
The male athlete who performed best in a sporting match, especially a game of football (soccer), rugby, or cricket. Primarily heard in UK. Though his team lost, the captain's impressive display on the pitch led to him being named man of the match.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
the ˌman of the ˈmatch(British English, sport) the man who plays the best in a game of football, cricket, etc.
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017