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This is a list of all the German 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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cameroon players celebrating their upset win over argentina in the world cup

Biggest Upsets In World Cup History

Every World Cup usually has at least one surprise in store, and as this list of World Cup upsets proves, sometimes those surprises are so huge that no one could have possibly seen them coming. Here is our list of …

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World Cup Women's Soccer

Is There A World Cup Women’s Soccer Tournament?

The men’s FIFA World Cup has been going since 1930. In 2022 it will host its 22nd tournament. But there is also a World Cup Women’s soccer tournament, and while it hasn’t been going as long, the competition is just …

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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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Dutch East Indies Soccer Team Lining Up For National Anthem

Countries That Competed In The World Cup That No Longer Exist

The world has changed a lot over the last century, and this is reflected in the history of the World Cup, with some countries that played in the early days no longer playing the game today. These include: West Germany …

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World Cup Trophy: FIFA History, Size, Weight, Replicas

The FIFA World Cup Trophy is arguably one of the most iconic prizes in the sporting world. One can also claim that it is arguably the most coveted piece of metal after an Olympics Gold medal in the sporting world. …

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Yasuhiko Okudera dribbling the soccer ball and taking on an opponent

Yasuhiko Okudera: Japan’s First Overseas Player

In 1977, Yasuhiko Okudera made history when he signed for Cologne, thus becoming the first Japanese player to play professionally in Europe when the game was still amateur in Japan. We examine the soccer career of the first Asian to …

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Toni Polster running with the soccer ball

Toni Polster: Austria’s All-Time Top Scorer

Toni Polster joined the History Of Soccer team for an exclusive interview to look back at his glittering career, and he still looked as confident and composed as he was in front of goal during his playing days. In his …

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Ioan Lupescu running while playing for Romania

Ioan Lupescu: Iconic Romanian Midfielder

Ioan Lupescu was and remains one of Romania’s best-known and most successful soccer players. The attacking midfielder represented his country at two FIFA World Cup finals (1990 and 1994) and two UEFA European championships (1996 and 2000). In addition to …

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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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