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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.

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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: 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: 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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Best Soccer Stadium In The World: 11 Famous Football Arenas

So you ask what football club or national team 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 11 iconic soccer fields and …

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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: 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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N’Golo Kanté:The Unheralded But Indispensable

N’Golo Kanté rarely gets mentioned in the same breath as Kevin De Bruyne and Kylian Mbappé. As is the case with most defensive midfielders, Kanté often goes unnoticed, but he is arguably one of the complete players of the last …

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Pierluigi Collina: Voted Best Referee Of The Year Six Times

Let’s admit it. It takes a special kind of mentality like Pierluigi Collina to referee football at the highest level. Enforcing the soccer laws of the game and managing players’ tempers while keeping up with play for 90 nonstop minutes …

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Atalanta: La Dea’s Rise to The European Darling

A small club from a working-class city in northern Italy captured the imagination last season. Atalanta’s high-scoring habit has been a breath of fresh air in the typically defensive Serie A. Rebuilding Hailing from Bergamo, Lombardy, Atalanta has always been …

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France Women’s Soccer: Becoming The New Powerhouse In Europe

The USA has enjoyed a place in the sun for much of women’s soccer history, but its dominance may come under threat now that the rest of the world, mainly the France women’s soccer scene, is catching up. The game …

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