looked at their defeats
“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 team joked, saying that my legs are made of gold, which is why I got such a large amount. The most interesting thing is that some fans believed in this nonsense: they met me on the street, rounded my eyes and avoided it if I didn’t hurt or injure, ”lied Ivor Brodis, the former England striker, in conversation with the journalist The Telegraph.
Actually, his name was Ivan. The captain of the Tottenham farm club, where Brodis played before the war, is to blame for the miraculous transformation of the name. Continue reading
The older generation of football fans who took the beginning of the 1960s should remember well the famous corner kicks of Valery Lobanovsky, the attacking Dynamo player of Kiev Dynamo. He twisted the ball so skillfully that, describing the curve, he suddenly turned sharply into the near or far corner for the goalkeeper.
Footballer Lobanovsky, who graduated from school with a gold medal and played at Dynamo, at the same time successfully studied at the Kiev Polytechnic Institute. Speaking in the language of science, he used the so-called Magnus effect, which deflects a rotating body from straight-line motion, in its proprietary corners. calculated the speed of the run, the point of application of the ball and its force, and then brought the corner to automatism, practicing the blow hundreds of times in training. Continue reading
The German Bundesliga has always impressed with bright games and talented players. One of the Bundesteams is my favorite team – Borussia Dortmund. Dortmund is the heart of Westphalia, a small town with great fame.
In this team there were no legends and big world stars, but there was a soul and a huge passion for football. And in 2008, young Jürgen Klopp, who had previously coached Mainz, took over as head coach. Then, probably, the hearts of the fans of Borussia began to beat even stronger. He raised Dortmund to the world level. And on April 30, 2011, having defeated Nürnberg, Borussia became the German Champion. For the first time – under the leadership of Jürgen Klop. Continue reading