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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Stadium history
For active fans, football is not just a game of eleven abstract athletes. Football is love for life, it is the unity of thousands of hearts, it is finally a…

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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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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

"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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Matt busby
Before World War II, Matt Busby, who was born in Orbiston, Lancashire, played for Manchester City and Liverpool, spent several matches for the Scotland national team on the spot of…

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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…

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Rivaldo
With the light hand of Pele, who forty years ago, with the help of journalists, set forth the story of his ascent to the peak of fame, the new stars…

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