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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Two "Cinderellas" of the English Premier League
The "Leicester" team is opening this season. Claudio Ranieri, a coach who doesn’t have enough stars from heaven, managed to create a very strong and attractive team. It is unlikely…

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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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numerous clashes

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

Thierry's Dreams
TEAM ACHIEVEMENTS French Champion: 1997 Area French Cup: 1997 Champion of England (2): 2002, 2004 Area FA Cup (3): 2002, 2003, 2005 Area England Super Cup (3): 1999, 2002, 2004…

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Bison
Born in the small town of Hornefors in northern Sweden, Gunnar Nordahl is one of five brothers, each of whom was a football player. They all played in the amateur…

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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…

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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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