Tag Archives: World Cup

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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The Great Górski, or the Golden Age of Polish Football

Perhaps, quoting a 1980s song by the Imagination, it was “just an illusion” – the illusion that the Poland national football team could regain competitiveness exploiting the status of co-hosts of the recent European Championships. The three matches played by … Continue reading

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Viareggio Bs, the Athletic Bilbao of beach soccer

Take a group of friends and let them share the joy of playing football on a sandy beach in their hometown in Italy. They form a team participating in the beach soccer national league, backed by the non-professional department of … 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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