Thierry Henry, nicknamed Titi
With regard to Thierry Henry, the Stirlitz dictum, which has become classic, is appropriate: "The last phrase is always remembered." The last sentence, Henri was his handball in the butt…

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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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Football weekend. Gladiator battles
This weekend promises us a number of interesting matches in the championships of England and Italy. It is in these two championships that intrigue in the fight for the championship…

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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Little-known photographs of the “King of Football” of the 20th century by the legendary Pele

Pele – the legendary Brazilian attacking midfielder and the only player in the world, three times became a world champion as a player. At the age of 7, Pele began to play for the local children’s team, where he was distinguished by a very entertaining and productive game, and at the age of 15 he entered the big football arena … Continue reading

Truth and fiction about the “death match” – the football battle of Soviet athletes and Nazi gunners

The Great Patriotic War is remembered by many grand battles in which Soviet soldiers defended the independence of their homeland. But in the history of the confrontations of the USSR and Nazi Germany there is one unique battle, which took place not on the battlefield, but on the soccer field. This is a match between the Ukrainian team “Start” and the German anti-aircraft gunners “Flakelf”, later called the “death match”. Continue reading

Johan Cruyff: “I like football”
The legend of football ”presents to the attention of fans of a football show an excerpt from Johan Cruyff’s book“ I like football ”. This book is no longer the…

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Football weekend. Gladiator battles
This weekend promises us a number of interesting matches in the championships of England and Italy. It is in these two championships that intrigue in the fight for the championship…

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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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Valery Lobanovsky - Great coach!
Older generation football fans who took the early 1960s should remember well the famous corner kicks of Valery Lobanovsky, the forward Dynamo Kiev “Dynamo”. He twisted the ball so skillfully…

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