Brazil national team - Uruguay national team 1950 World Cup
In 1950, the world championship, the fourth in a row, and the first, held after World War II, hosted Brazil. Millions of hot Brazilian fans remembered, of course, that in…

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The crystal genius of the Munich Bundesmachine
Very soon, on January 23, 2015, one of the greatest masters of dribbling and technology in modern football, and we are talking about midfielder Bayern Munich Arjene Robben, will turn…

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"Zubastik" by Ronaldo
The story of the first football genius of the new formation. Ronaldinho, Kaka, Cristiano, Messi ... These are world stars, in their time, to play like they, all the children…

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Eternal record holder

In the late 1950s, Juste Fontaine was a great pair of strikers with Raymond Kopa. Together they played in the French team and in the club “Reims”. Kopa built more, prepared attacks, and Fontaine scored, and very many. He knew how to be exactly where Kopa gave an unexpected pass for everyone, and knew how to use the slightest opportunity to deliver an accurate strike. Continue reading

Ball wizards: a retrospective look

In the period between the two world wars, Brazilian youth began to thrill Europe. Back in 1925, an extremely successful tour of the team from Sao Paulo took place, but the Brazilian national team at the World Championships in 1938 led the genuine enthusiasm of the Europeans, striking them with exceptional technique and overall inimitable style of the game. Continue reading

Duel: Leonidas vs Willimowski

World Cup 1938 year. Brazil national team – Poland national team
1938, the year of the third World Cup, was a turbulent time for Europe. The storm clouds of the coming world war were gathering over the continent. The Nazis, who came to power in Germany, no longer hide their claims to world domination. German factories increased the production of tanks, aircraft, artillery. Continue reading

Football commercialization
Initially, football was designed more for that. to become a form of free pastime, rather than a professional occupation. The young people who founded the English Football Association did not…

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The story of how a soccer ball fell to Earth from space and came back
In 1986, the Challenger shuttle exploded 73 seconds after the flight began, thus ending the lives of seven members of the NASA team. The ship scattered into 14 tons of…

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Brilliant years of Liverpool,
The 1970s were in English football the brilliant years of Liverpool, thanks in large part to Kevin Keegan's magnificent play. Already in 1973, the twenty-two-year-old football player for the first…

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Vashchuk Vladislav Viktorovich
Vashchuk Vladislav Viktorovich Ukrainian football player, defender Born on January 2, 1975 in Kiev. He played for Dynamo Kyiv (Kiev) (1993–2002, 2005–2008), CSK ZSU (Kiev) (1993), Spartak (Moscow) (2003–2004), Chernomorets…

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