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Transfers have been an integral part of football since its inception. At first they are chaotic, now they follow clearly defined rules. Every year, the players are becoming more expensive, but the “Bosman rule” continues to exist, which means that any player retains the right to go to any other club after the end of the contract without any penalty.
The first known footballer who took advantage of the new right was the Dutch midfielder Edgar Davids, who switched to Milan. Since then, such legends as Michael Ballack, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Raul and Gianluigi Buffon have changed their residence for free. Continue reading
Kirzhach – a city on the border of the Vladimir region with a population of about 30 thousand people. In the summer it is filled with Moscow summer residents, and the rest of the time this place lives a quiet and measured life. At the district and regional championships, football players from Kirzhach sometimes give out something good, but they do not make it any further. Below is a story about amateur football that ordinary teens tried to save.
There is no professional football in Kirzhach. Championships of the region and the region – the ceiling for all who know how to do something with the ball. Stadiums are maintained in good condition, but often only mothers with children walk on them. Coaches-activists carry children to football tournaments from football sections. They are few, and none of the players still make their way somewhere higher. One of the guys tried out for a large-scale view at CSKA – I didn’t get to the final list. Teens love football, so chase the ball in the yards. Moreover, organized entertainment in a small town is no longer to be found. Continue reading