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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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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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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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

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 athletes playing it. Perhaps by modern standards, the footballers of the past or the last century looked ridiculous. But they certainly played with no less passion than modern athletes. And dressed in what in those days was considered the most practical and fashionable. Continue reading

5 soul stories from the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which return faith in good

While a huge number of football fans from all over the world are watching the results of matches taking place in Russian cities, events worthy of attention also take place outside the football fields. So, football fans from different parts of the world showed themselves from the best side, becoming heroes of really good and sincere stories that touched the hearts of even those who are far from sports. Continue reading

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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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…

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The pearl of Mozambique - the hero of Portugal
The world knows the great football player only as Eusebio, but his full name is three times longer. When he was just starting to play, it never occurred to anyone…

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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…

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