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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Franz Beckenbauer became the first in the history of football
Franz Beckenbauer became the first in the history of football who managed to win the world champion title, being first a player, and then a coach of the German national…

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Ukrainian in MJ
Forgive us, football fans from Russia who persistently consider Manchester United's English star of the early 1990s as their footballer, but we will take the liberty to include a Ukrainian…

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His game

“If Bonek scored, it means that socialism is good.”

Zbigniew Bonek – born March 3, 1956 in the city of Bydgoszcz (Poland).

The nickname is “the handsome night” (according to one version, it was nicknamed Bonek

ostensibly because he was the best football player in matches with artificial lighting).Clubs are Zavisha (1966-197), Vidzev (1975-1982), Juventus (1982-1985), Roma (1985-1988). Continue reading

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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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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Football commercialization
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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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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