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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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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"Zubastik" by Ronaldo
The story of the first football genius of the new formation. Ronaldinho, Kaka, Cristiano, Messi ... These are world stars, in their time, to play like they, all the children…

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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 athletes playing it. Perhaps by modern standards, the footballers of the past or the last century looked ridiculous. But they certainly played with no less passion than modern athletes. And dressed in what in those days was considered the most practical and fashionable. 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

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

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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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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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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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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