Tag Archives: 2006

From Viareggio to Serie A top scorer, the boom of Éder

Most Italian football fanatics were awaiting for the likes of Gonzalo Higuaín, Mauro Icardi and Edin Džeko on the top of the list of Serie A scorers – still, after two match days, they have not fulfilled such expectations. With … Continue reading

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The Zidane-Materazzi Incident Becomes a Bronze Statue

Football fans have always gazed at monuments dedicated to strikers as well as to goalkeepers, mainly outside the stadium of the team that mostly marked their career. Probably, they have never seen a statue representing a foul or a goal … Continue reading

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Germany v Italy, Another Chapter of an Epic Story

“The Neverending Story”, a famous fantasy novel from the 1980s, was the brainchild of German writer Michael Ende and one of its most famous film adaptions was directed by his fellow countryman Wolfgang Petersen. Perhaps, also due to their nationality, … Continue reading

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Italy, We Can Work It Out!

Another football tournament for national teams has just started and pundits are delighting in picking their own favourites. The names are always the same – Germany, the Netherlands and Spain. What about Italy? As history suggests, the Azzurri have always … Continue reading

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