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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The crystal genius of the Munich Bundesmachine
Very soon, on January 23, 2015, one of the greatest masters of dribbling and technology in modern football, and we are talking about midfielder Bayern Munich Arjene Robben, will turn…

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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…

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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 the I and II championships the winners were the hosts of the tournaments. They also remembered that at the last pre-war championship in 1938, in distant Europe, the Brazilian national team reached the semifinals, where they lost, as every Brazilian firmly knew, only because the coach did not install Leonidas. Continue reading

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

Brilliant years of Liverpool,
The 1970s were in English football the brilliant years of Liverpool, thanks in large part to Kevin Keegan's magnificent play. Already in 1973, the twenty-two-year-old football player for the first…

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Vashchuk Vladislav Viktorovich
Vashchuk Vladislav Viktorovich Ukrainian football player, defender Born on January 2, 1975 in Kiev. He played for Dynamo Kyiv (Kiev) (1993–2002, 2005–2008), CSK ZSU (Kiev) (1993), Spartak (Moscow) (2003–2004), Chernomorets…

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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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"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…

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