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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Liverpool to bone marrow
Robert Paisley was a member of the coaching staff of Bill Shankly, in which Liverpool first returned to the top division in the 1960s, then entered the European arena for…

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Calcio Fiorentino - historical football for real men
Many fans criticize modern football for the fact that it has evolved from the sport of real men to the competition of cherished millionaires, who fall and writhe from the…

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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

Sir bobby
BOBBY CHARLELTON (Born in 1937) He played in the English clubs "Manchester United" and "Preston North End". In 1958–1970 he played 106 matches for the England team. On February 6,…

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The first of the "flying Dutch"
Holland - one of the oldest "football" countries in Europe. The National Football Association was founded here in 1899. Date of birth of the famous Amsterdam club Ajax - 1900.…

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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…

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Franz Beckenbauer became the first in the history of football
Franz Beckenbauer became the first in the history of football who managed to win the world champion title, being first a player, and then a coach of the German national…

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