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…

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Thierry Henry, nicknamed Titi
With regard to Thierry Henry, the Stirlitz dictum, which has become classic, is appropriate: "The last phrase is always remembered." The last sentence, Henri was his handball in the butt…

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Matches with sacrifices and the ball "hovering" in the air, or How different nations of different eras played football
The World Cup forced to follow this game even those who are indifferent to it at the usual time and do not understand the subtleties of the rules. What can…

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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 of the planet dreamed. And the first, whose t-shirts were sold in millions of parties around the world, was the Brazilian wunderkind, or the “clown”, or the “chubastik” Ronaldo. 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

How the clothes of footballers changed from century to century: From tunics and bast to cylinders and haute couture shirts
Since the advent of football - and this game, as we know, has a rich history - not only the sport itself has changed, but also the clothes of the…

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How the clothes of footballers changed from century to century: From tunics and bast to cylinders and haute couture shirts
Since the advent of football - and this game, as we know, has a rich history - not only the sport itself has changed, but also the clothes of the…

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How the clothes of footballers changed from century to century: From tunics and bast to cylinders and haute couture shirts
Since the advent of football - and this game, as we know, has a rich history - not only the sport itself has changed, but also the clothes of 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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