"If Bonek scored, it means that socialism is good."
Zbigniew Bonek - born March 3, 1956 in the city of Bydgoszcz (Poland). The nickname is “the handsome night” (according to one version, it was nicknamed Bonek ostensibly because he…

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.…

Continue reading →

Sir bobby
BOBBY CHARLELTON (Born in 1937) He played in the English clubs "Manchester United" and "Preston North End". In 1958–1970 he played 106 matches for the England team. On February 6,…

Continue reading →

filled with sawdust

Football match in the “city of the dead”: how besieged Leningrad proved to be alive

In St. Petersburg there is a monument about which not everyone knows – a monument in memory of the football players of besieged Leningrad. The legendary football match, which took place 75 years ago, had a powerful ideological and psychological impact on the inhabitants of the besieged city and on the enemy. Continue reading

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…

...

"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…

...

The Best George Best
“Best” in English means “the best.” Many Englishmen really consider George Best to be the best player in the history of British football. He owned feints no worse than the…

...

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…

...