Matches with sacrifices and the ball "hovering" in the air, or How different nations of different eras played football
The World Cup forced to follow this game even those who are indifferent to it at the usual time and do not understand the subtleties of the rules. What can…

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King of the Royal Club
Alfredo di Stefano (1926 - 2014) He played in the Argentinian clubs “River Plate” and “Huracan”, the Colombian club “Millionaros”, the Spanish clubs “Real” Madrid and “Espanyol”. In 1947–1961, 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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Monthly Archives: June 2019

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 the Brazilian national team at the World Championships in 1938 led the genuine enthusiasm of the Europeans, striking them with exceptional technique and overall inimitable style of the game. Continue reading

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 coming world war were gathering over the continent. The Nazis, who came to power in Germany, no longer hide their claims to world domination. German factories increased the production of tanks, aircraft, artillery. Continue reading

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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King of the Royal Club
Alfredo di Stefano (1926 - 2014) He played in the Argentinian clubs “River Plate” and “Huracan”, the Colombian club “Millionaros”, the Spanish clubs “Real” Madrid and “Espanyol”. In 1947–1961, he…

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"Battul"
Far from all top-class attackers manage to show high performance both in the club and in the national team, but Gabriel Batistuta, who was shining in the 90s of the…

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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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