The first of the "flying Dutch"
Holland - one of the oldest "football" countries in Europe. The National Football Association was founded here in 1899. Date of birth of the famous Amsterdam club Ajax - 1900.…

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Liverpool to bone marrow
Robert Paisley was a member of the coaching staff of Bill Shankly, in which Liverpool first returned to the top division in the 1960s, then entered the European arena for…

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Rivaldo
With the light hand of Pele, who forty years ago, with the help of journalists, set forth the story of his ascent to the peak of fame, the new stars…

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but no one believed

He created the miracles of Neanderthal

At the 2002 World Championships, held in Japan and South Korea, the goalkeeper of the German national team, Oliver Kahn, literally worked wonders. Perhaps it was especially vividly shown because the German national team itself, in the general opinion of fans and specialists, was noticeably paler than those great teams of the Federal Republic of Germany that in previous years they became world champions and three times European champions. Continue reading

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 31 years old. For a football player of an attacking role, you see, quite a lot, the majority at this age lose their condition, their speed decreases, in general, the career begins to decline. Continue reading

The first of the “flying Dutch”

Holland – one of the oldest “football” countries in Europe. The National Football Association was founded here in 1899. Date of birth of the famous Amsterdam club Ajax – 1900. In 1904, the Netherlands was one of the seven European countries that established FIFA (together with France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium and Switzerland). Continue reading

Zico
"White Pele" (Born in 1953) He played in the Brazilian club "Flamengo", the Italian club "Udinese", Japanese clubs "Sumitomo" and "Kashima Antlers". In 1976–1986, he played 82 matches for the…

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Truth and fiction about the "death match" - the football battle of Soviet athletes and Nazi gunners
The Great Patriotic War is remembered by many grand battles in which Soviet soldiers defended the independence of their homeland. But in the history of the confrontations of the USSR…

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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…

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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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