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This is a list of all the Asian soccer articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

North Korea vs Portugal

North Korea vs Portugal: World Cup Matches Of 1966 And 2010

North Korea vs Portugal has played each other twice in World Cup tournaments. Both times Portugal has been victorious. Both occasions have been unique matches. 1966 World Cup: Portugal 5 – North Korea 3 If England were the winners of …

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2018 World Cup: Underdogs On The Rampage Until The Final

The 2018 World Cup was one for the record books despite heavy hitters like Germany, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, and Portugal failing to live up to expectations. However, the underdogs, including Peru, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Mexico, stepped up and bridged …

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2014 World Cup: Goal Scoring Frenzy In The Heart Of Brazil

With the 2014 World Cup returning to Brazil, the country had much to prove since it had suffered two consecutive quarterfinal exits in the preceding competitions. The Brazilians were eager to abandon Dunga’s defensive play to return to their natural …

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2010 World Cup: Spain National Football Team Finally Wins

The 2010 World Cup held in Africa also had a first-time winner. After good campaigns but no actual title, Spain national football team finally joined the select group of World Cup winners. In 19 editions of the tournament, only eight …

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2002 World Cup: Brazil Win Their Record Breaking Fifth Title

On Monday 1 July 2002, barbers and hairdressers in Brazil had a busy day. Every boy in the country who was into football wanted a haircut like Ronaldo’s. The day before Japan and South Korea’s 2002 World Cup final, the …

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1982 World Cup: European Countries Dominate The Tournament

For Brazilians, only the 1950 tournament is more traumatic than the 1982 World Cup, hosted by Spain. The FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil went into football history books for coining the expression Maracanazo, or the Maracanã blow, referring to …

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Esteghlal

Esteghlal: The Best Supported Football Club In Iran

Together with city rivals, Persepolis, Tehran-based Esteghlal sits alongside the biggest and best-supported clubs in Iran. The pair is generally considered the premier soccer clubs in the Iranian top flight, known as the Persian Gulf Pro League. Esteghlal Football Club …

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Gary Lineker: England Striker And 1986 Golden Boot Winner

After three decades of tedious crisp adverts and 23 years of even more tedious Match of the Day links, it is easy to forget that Gary Lineker was a great striker. Well, he was. In fact, he was not only …

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Paulino Alcantara: FC Barcelona Star From The Philippines

Over 100 years ago, Philippine-born Paulino Alcantara burst onto the scene with his creative genius and sparked the Futbol Club Barcelona golden era. His contribution to the game was truly spectacular! Revolutionary Voyage In August 1896, the Philippine Revolution broke …

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Sipa Game being played by two kids

Sipa Game: Learn How To Play The Native Philippine Sport

Sipa (also known as Takyan) is a native Filipino game that predates the 15th-century Spanish rule in the country. It is a relatively challenging game as the sport requires speed, agility, stamina, and a high level of ball control. During …

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