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This is a list of all the Champion League or European Cup soccer articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

Stephane Chapuisat in his role as chief scout at Young Boys Bern

Stephane Chapuisat: The Swiss Prolific Goalscorer

There are many professions where the proverbial baton is passed from generation to generation, and soccer is no exception. And when it comes to sons emulating their fathers’ success, the case of the Chapuisat family is as fine an example …

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Zinedine Zidane caught head butting in World Cup Final

Zinedine Zidane: The Master Of Madness

Zinedine Zidane is one of the greatest soccer players in the game’s history, a true legend who achieved all there is to achieve and did it in style. But what made this French attacking midfielder special, and why has a …

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Franz Beckenbauer: German And Bayern Munich Legend

Franz Beckenbauer is a German footballer who began his professional playing career as a forward and midfielder. In switching to defense, he changed soccer forever, becoming the greatest defender in history and inspiring countless players worldwide to follow in his …

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Marc Wilmots coaching the Belgium National Soccer Team

Marc Wilmots: Belgian World Cup Soccer Player/Manager

Having played in three World Cups over the course of his 16-year career, Marc Wilmots epitomizes the fine crop of Belgian talent that succeeded the legendary Mexico 1986 squad. Although he proved to be a divisive figure before retiring at …

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Craig Johnston: Liverpool Winger And Predator Inventor

Craig Johnston deserves a special place in the history of world soccer. He was born to Australian parents, on 25 June 1960, in Johannesburg (South Africa). However, his parents soon moved back to Australia, and this is where Johnston spent …

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Liverpool Football Club Trophy Room

Liverpool Football Club: You’ll Never Walk Alone

Liverpool Football Club would not exist if it weren’t for one man. John Houlding, the ground’s owner, was determined that football would continue at Anfield after Everton left the site in 1892 over rent disputes. So he formed a new …

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Borussia Dortmund 8 Time Bundesliga Champions

Borussia Dortmund: A Brief History Of 8-Time Champions

Borussia Dortmund was formed on 19 December 1909 by a predominantly youthful group of steelworkers and miners. The decision was a spur-of-the-moment affair and the name an equally spontaneous choice. “Borussia” was appended to the front because it was the …

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Maracanã Soccer Stadium

Best Soccer Stadiums In The World

So you ask what club has the best soccer stadium in the world? If you randomly asked 100 soccer fans today, you’d probably get 60-80 different answers. This article will review 10 of the best soccer stadiums that everyone soccer …

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Leo Messi: A Decade of Dominance 

An eventful decade in soccer has come to an end. Multiple dynasties have come and gone, new players have carved out careers, and legends have retired. But there is nobody who has left a more enduring mark on the 2010s …

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Andrés Iniesta Spanish Soccer Player

Andrés Iniesta: An Underrated Genius

One can only truly appreciate art once it’s been finished, but as Andrés Iniesta applies the final touches to his magnificent body of work, let’s take a moment to acknowledge the man behind the craft. A Generational Talent Andrés Iniesta …

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