Goalpost meaning

gōl'pōst'
One of a pair of posts usually joined with a crossbar to form a goal, as in soccer or ice hockey.
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A post or a pair of posts supporting a crossbar and either supporting or extending into the uprights of a goal, as in football.
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(sports) In American football, the tall Y-shaped upright, now usually of fiberglass, at either end of the playing field, through which a football must go in order to score a field goal. Originally, they were H-shaped, with two wooden posts on either side.
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(sports) One of the two side poles of the goal.
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Origin of goalpost