Andrey Gusin
Gusin Andrei Leonidovich Ukrainian football player, striker, midfielder Born on December 11, 1972 in the city of Zolochiv (Lviv region). He graduated from the Lviv State Institute of Physical Culture.…

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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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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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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 pain of any adversary touching them, or even without him. However, there are more brutal versions of this game in the world, for example, the historic Florentine Calcio (Calcio Fiorentino). Continue reading

The story of how a soccer ball fell to Earth from space and came back

In 1986, the Challenger shuttle exploded 73 seconds after the flight began, thus ending the lives of seven members of the NASA team. The ship scattered into 14 tons of debris that could be found – they all scattered across the ocean’s water surface, and a special search team was forced to search for the remains of the crew’s bodies among them. Continue reading

The crystal genius of the Munich Bundesmachine
Very soon, on January 23, 2015, one of the greatest masters of dribbling and technology in modern football, and we are talking about midfielder Bayern Munich Arjene Robben, will turn…

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Legendary Tactic
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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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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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,…

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