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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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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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…

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For all the time of playing

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

Football weekend. Gladiator battles
This weekend promises us a number of interesting matches in the championships of England and Italy. It is in these two championships that intrigue in the fight for the championship…

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King of the Royal Club
Alfredo di Stefano (1926 - 2014) He played in the Argentinian clubs “River Plate” and “Huracan”, the Colombian club “Millionaros”, the Spanish clubs “Real” Madrid and “Espanyol”. In 1947–1961, he…

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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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Legendary Tactic
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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