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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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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Shunsuke Nakamura: Japanese genius, who became the legend of "Celtic"
Despite the considerable success, few of the fans with warmth recalls the “Celtic” from the time of Gordon Strachan. They prefer the five-year plan led by Martin O'Neill, who returned…

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When only nero is left. “Rossoneri” got into a systemic crisis, despite 4th place in the championship

Georgy Artmeladze analyzes the situation, seeing negative aspects in the club’s activities.
When only nero is left. Rossoneri got into a systemic crisis, regardless of the 4th place in the championship, the Milan era died. This can be said officially after yesterday’s humiliation in the Europa League. The team of Gennaro Gattuso took the third place in Group F, leaving behind the Spanish “Betis” and the Greek “Olympiacos”. For seventeen years, the Rossoneri invariably overcame the group stage of the European Cup tournaments, but yesterday this amazing series was interrupted, dragging the history of a great team into the grave. Continue reading

Mauro Camoranesi: the cruel fate of the half-forgotten titanium of Italian football

Mauro Camoranesi remains a mystery to the entire football world. He deserves to be remembered, and he has something to brag about for his rich career, but it just so happened that it was not accepted to praise him, and the Italian heroes of the time chose others.
Play Mauro in the Premier League, and about him would still sing songs. Hardworking, loyal, aggressive, powerful, purposeful, masterful, disinterested, bipedal, easily adaptable and resolute – he had all the qualities of a cult figure. But somehow he went unnoticed, in the shadow of his contemporaries.
Mauro Camoranesi was born in 1976 in Tandil in the province of Buenos Aires. Continue reading

I earn so much that I can buy your life. ” The most fierce brawler of our time

“Such a life. It’s just me, ”Marco Arnautovich said with a helpless gesture when he crashed a club car two days after receiving it. In “Twente” they understood what they were going for: in 2006 a great talent appeared in the team, but with an unstable mentality, a difficult character and a reputation as a bully.
The Austrian practically grew up on the street where his friends looted houses and shops, and then went to prison. Marco recalled that time like this: “We specifically looked at people in the eye to provoke fights, although I was not some kind of gangster and did not kill anyone.” Street education Arnautovich moved to football.
Even before moving to Holland, Marco roared in his native Vienna, where he replaced more than one team. Continue reading

Before Gareth Bale was Freddy Eastwood. The main hope of Wales, which almost everyone has forgotten
In August 2007, the 23-year-old striker scored a goal during his debut in the Wales national team, thanks to which Bulgaria was replayed. The blow impressed: Eastwood demonstrated desire, technique…

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City where football clubs constantly die
Nizhny Novgorod is one of the most important millionaires in the country. Argentina, England, Croatia and other top teams will soon arrive there, and then one of the quarterfinals of…

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Football is magic
Each football team is unique. After all, this is a family. And each family has its own traditions and customs. In this case, the teams are different style of play,…

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