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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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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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,…

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his ward

Jamie Vardy. From amator to the star of the Premier League: what next? Sensation from Lester

Jamie Vardy quite normally took the news that he did not hit the short list of applicants for the title of Personality of the Year from BBC Sports (despite the fact that bookmakers rated his chances very high after the record goal against Manchester United). “It’s okay,” says Vardy. “But I don’t have to wear a formal suit.” 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.…

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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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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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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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