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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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…

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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 Brazilian wizard Garrincha, perfectly and accurately hit with both legs, played well in the air, picked up speed from the spot and jerked away from defenders … And, of course, scored goals, a lot of goals. Continue reading

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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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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Resurrected Liverpool
It is difficult for us to imagine that at the beginning of the 60s of the last century the great Liverpool was in the second division, and occupied the bottom…

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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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