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…

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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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GERD MULLER
Gerd Muller owns a whole constellation of football records. He was the top scorer of the world championships (until 2010) - scored 14 goals. The best scorer of the German…

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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 place 75 years ago, had a powerful ideological and psychological impact on the inhabitants of the besieged city and on the enemy. Continue reading

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 we say about the fans who do not miss a single match of their favorite team – they now can not even think about anything else. Continue reading

The most unusual football team: “Sands Utd” plays when one of the players dies a child

Most football players dream of fame and admiration in the eyes of fans, but not these men who have joined the team called “Sands Utd”. Each of their games is a kind of hymn to a dead child who has never had a chance to live, this is a therapy for the fathers themselves, which helps to cope with their grief. 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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"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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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…

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Vashchuk Vladislav Viktorovich
Vashchuk Vladislav Viktorovich Ukrainian football player, defender Born on January 2, 1975 in Kiev. He played for Dynamo Kyiv (Kiev) (1993–2002, 2005–2008), CSK ZSU (Kiev) (1993), Spartak (Moscow) (2003–2004), Chernomorets…

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