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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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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Duel: Leonidas vs Willimowski
World Cup 1938 year. Brazil national team - Poland national team 1938, the year of the third World Cup, was a turbulent time for Europe. The storm clouds of the…

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place in the first team

“If Bonek scored, it means that socialism is good.”

Zbigniew Bonek – born March 3, 1956 in the city of Bydgoszcz (Poland).

The nickname is “the handsome night” (according to one version, it was nicknamed Bonek

ostensibly because he was the best football player in matches with artificial lighting).Clubs are Zavisha (1966-197), Vidzev (1975-1982), Juventus (1982-1985), Roma (1985-1988). Continue reading

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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London experiences Arsenal - Leicester
Arsenal ": Czech - Belerin, Mertezaker, Koselni, Montreal - Cokelen, Ramsey - Oxlade-Chamberlain, Yezil, Sanchez - Fat Spare: Ospina, Chambers, Flamini, Elneny, Walcott, Welbeck, Campbell Leicester: Schmeichel - Simpson, Morgan,…

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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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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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