Not really football: what you need to know about the scandal "Dynamo" and "Mariupol"
The biggest scandal in Ukrainian football this summer - the non-appearance of Dynamo Kyiv for the 7th round match of the Premier League in Mariupol - only at first glance…

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Forgotten homeland
The loud statements that the Russian national team reached a new level after the World Cup died down - everything gradually returns to its roots, replete with hopelessness, humiliation and…

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The best football players in the world
They can be called real football idols, which have earned the respect of fans from around the world. And all thanks to the great game. Players who were really in…

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5 players who can enhance Liverpool

“Liverpool”, as never before, started in the current draw of the English Premier League, without losing a single match of the 20 played, as well as having a good points score over competitors in the standings.
This factor certainly makes Jürgen Klopp happy. The German expert is unlikely to have plans for serious perturbations in the team in the winter transfer window, but he admitted that he would not have refused point amplification.
“I am very pleased with the fact that I have at the moment in the personnel plan in the team. However, what awaits us in the future, no one knows, because of what I prefer to always keep the door open. If something happens, we will need to respond. Continue reading

Iceland used to have problems with drugs, but now everyone loves it.

We scared them by the police, showed scary pictures of smoked lungs
June 2, 1993, Reykjavik. The Icelandic national team takes the Russian team and pulls out a 1: 1 draw. The result suits everyone: the Icelanders did not give up to the Russians who were strong at that time, and ours more than a year before the start of the World Cup-94 took home the most important tournament on Icelandic land. No one yet knows that there they will not leave the group, but will forever go down in history thanks to the five balls of Salenko at the gates of Cameroon.
October 14, 1998, Reykjavik. Continue reading

A politician who loves football

Fellut is a tiny village near Budapest, where about two thousand people live. The tranquility of a sleepy Hungarian corner with one main street and several shops is broken only by the “Pancho Arena” – an architectural masterpiece, opened in 2014 with a capacity of 3.8 thousand spectators. The cozy stadium is more like a cathedral: wooden vaults and copper towers give the building an appropriate flavor. Only parking adds a modern appearance to the arena: you can often see the cars of Hungary’s richest people on it.
“Pancho Arena” – a project of the Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, the construction of which took 17 million dollars. The 54-year-old politician has been driving the country since 2010, supports Putin and is simply obsessed with football. Orban fell ill with this game before birth. His father was a fan of football and dragged along with his family, even for open training. Continue reading

Fighter pilot became a star of football and journalism
“It was a terrible time: a sea of ​​murders, explosions” Sunderland paid 18,000 pounds for me. Damn it, for those times it was a lot of money. Someone from the…

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Before Gareth Bale was Freddy Eastwood. The main hope of Wales, which almost everyone has forgotten
There were many geeks, but rarely one of them justifies the expectations. Eastwood was another vain hope for Wales. Before Gareth Bale was Freddy Eastwood. The main hope of Wales,…

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I saw the Champions League final from the inside. It was magical
Any trip to a match for a journalist begins with an accreditation. But the Champions League final is a special procedure. You need to fill out a bunch of documents…

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