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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"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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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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something of a mania

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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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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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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Football commercialization
Initially, football was designed more for that. to become a form of free pastime, rather than a professional occupation. The young people who founded the English Football Association did not…

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