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

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AC Milan: Official History, Facts And Rivals

The Milan Football and Cricket Club on 16 December 1899 was founded by Erbert Kilpin. The club, AC Milan would become one of the most prestigious in the world within a few decades. A young squad named Penvhyn Neville, Formenti, …

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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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Euro 2000: Regarded Best Tournament In Modern Times

Almost 22 years have passed since Euro 2000, a tournament many regard as one of the greatest finals in modern times. Despite leading a charmed life at times, France’s ability to play the most attractive, attacking soccer made them the …

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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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Paul Okon representing Australia

Paul Okon: Australian Captain That Lead The Way

Paul Okon was one of the most gifted players to wear the Australian green-and-gold colors, even though he lacks the profile of today’s current crop of superstars. In the early 1990s, he was the first Australian captain to play regularly …

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vittorio pozzo holding the world cup trophy aloft with his team

Vittorio Pozzo: The Master That Made Italian Soccer Great

In a brilliant four-year period, Vittorio Pozzo led the Italian national team to two FIFA World Cups and an Olympic gold medal, establishing himself as one of the greatest coaching figures in soccer history. Il Vecchio Maestro (‘the old master’) …

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Jorkyball: Two-A-Side Soccer Game

Jorkyball is a form of two vs. two soccer that takes place in a 9.80 m by 4.80 m cage on artificial turf with the possibility to pass, dribble, and score using the walls. Played on a four-walled court with …

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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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Derby Della Madonnina: A City Divided

Each year, the iconic San Siro stadium will host the latest installment of the Derby Della Madonnina. (a.k.a The Milan Derby). It’s one of the world’s biggest soccer derbies as both clubs play their home games in the San Siro …

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Pierluigi Collina World Cup Soccer Referee

Pierluigi Collina And His Golden Whistle

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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