Zico
"White Pele" (Born in 1953) He played in the Brazilian club "Flamengo", the Italian club "Udinese", Japanese clubs "Sumitomo" and "Kashima Antlers". In 1976–1986, he played 82 matches for the…

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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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Ball wizards: a retrospective look
In the period between the two world wars, Brazilian youth began to thrill Europe. Back in 1925, an extremely successful tour of the team from Sao Paulo took place, but…

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Monthly Archives: June 2019

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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 to dignify the semi-literate Negro boy Eusebio and Silva Ferreira, all the more so as he began in the distant African wilderness. And since he broke into a very young football in great football, it was just Eusebio who remained for everyone. Continue reading

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, prepared attacks, and Fontaine scored, and very many. He knew how to be exactly where Kopa gave an unexpected pass for everyone, and knew how to use the slightest opportunity to deliver an accurate strike. Continue reading

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How the clothes of footballers changed from century to century: From tunics and bast to cylinders and haute couture shirts
Since the advent of football - and this game, as we know, has a rich history - not only the sport itself has changed, but also the clothes of the…

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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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Two "Cinderellas" of the English Premier League
The "Leicester" team is opening this season. Claudio Ranieri, a coach who doesn’t have enough stars from heaven, managed to create a very strong and attractive team. It is unlikely…

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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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