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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Calcio Fiorentino - historical football for real men
Many fans criticize modern football for the fact that it has evolved from the sport of real men to the competition of cherished millionaires, who fall and writhe from the…

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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 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

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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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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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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Resurrected Liverpool
It is difficult for us to imagine that at the beginning of the 60s of the last century the great Liverpool was in the second division, and occupied the bottom…

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