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Euro 2016


Group stage Group A 10 June France Romania 2 – 1 (St-Denis) 11 June Albania Switzerland 0 – 1 (Lens) 15 June Romania Switzerland 1 – 1 (Paris)...

19th Century: Britain


Football or soccer as we know it today emerged during the late 19th century in England. At a meeting of the London Football Association in 1863, the game...
The Middle Ages: Mob football

The Middle Ages: Mob football


Origins of mob football Various ball games emerged in Britain between the 7th and 9th century. These are commonly referred to as mob football. The rules of mob...
Ancient Ball Games: The Mediterranean

Ancient Ball Games: The Mediterranean


Episkyros (Greece) Around 2000 BC, the Greeks played a game called episkyros. The game was played primarily by men and sometimes women. Regardless of their gender, the Greeks...

World Cup 2006


XVIII World Cup Tournament Germany hosted the 2006 World Cup for the second time, since 1974. Seventeen years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the nation reopened...

Euro 2004


Group stage Group A Greece – Portugal 2-1 (12 June) Hosts Portugal lost to Greece in the tournament’s opening match. Just in the 7-th minute of play, Georgios...

World Cup 1998


XVI World Cup Tournament In the summer of 1998, France became the seventh nation to win the World Cup. The French squad displayed impressive work in defense and...

British vs American Terminology


British – American attack – offence bar – post boots – cleats cap – appearance (in an international game) clean sheet – shutout counter attack – fast break...

World Cup 1994


XV World Cup Tournament In 1994, the World Cup was held outside of Europe or South America for the first time in history. Hosting the World Cup was...

World Cup Winners


2022 Qatar 2018 Russia 2014 Brazil Germany vs Argentina 0-0 (1-0 a.e.t.) 2010 South Africa Spain vs Holland 0-0 (1-0 a.e.t.) 2006 Germany Italy vs France 1-1 (5-3)...

Diego Armando Maradona


Diego Armando Maradona was born as the fifth of eight children in the slums of Villa Fiorito near Buenos Aires. He entered professional football at the astonishing age...
Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane


Zinedine Zidane was born in France on the 23-rd of June 1972. His parents of Algerian descent had a total of five children. As a kid, school was...

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