The article discusses the use of the term 'full-back' in football (soccer). It notes that while the term is used to refer to a player who is positioned behind the midfield line, the word 'full' is a bit of an odd choice. The article suggests that the term has its roots in the 19th century, when football was an amateur sport. It argues that the term is a reminder of football's humble origins, and is a reminder of the fact that the players were not professional athletes. In conclusion, the article concludes that the term 'full-back' is still in use despite its odd choice of words.