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

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1958 World Cup: Brazil’s First Title And Rise Of The King

Pelé was just a seventeen-year-old boy and practically unknown when he arrived in Sweden to play in the 1958 World Cup. However, Brazil’s 5-2 convincing win over the hosts in the final and Pelé’s outstanding performance, playing alongside another football …

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Youngest Player To Score In FIFA World Cup: The History

Two goals by young star Kylian Mbappe for France versus Argentina at the 2018 World Cup in Russia made him the first teenager to score twice in a World Cup match since Pele in 1958. Mbappe is far from the youngest …

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Euro 1972: West Germany Win First European Championship

The fourth UEFA European Football Championship tournament, widely known as Euro 1972, was held in Belgium between June 14-18, 1972. UEFA Euro 1972 was only contested by four countries, with the tournament consisting of a semi-final, a third-place play-off, and …

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Tord Grip: How English Soccer Shaped His Coaching Philosophy

When Tord Grip was appointed second-in-command to England’s national team boss Sven Göran Eriksson, it was not his first direct experience of English soccer. Some 40 years previously in 1961, while a promising young Swedish player, he had spent three …

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Fabio Capello: Former AC Milan Manager And Teams Coached

Fabio Capello has had many labels throughout his prodigious managerial career. A pragmatist, a tactician, and a fierce disciplinarian with clarity of mind and an obstinate determination to succeed. He was, however, no yes-man and indeed no proxy for Silvio …

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Most Goals In World Cup Finals: Who Is The Leading Country?

It is easy to look back at the FIFA World Cup history and assume that the good teams have always been good, the great teams have always been great, and very little has changed. Yet, despite this, there are some …

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Valery Karpin: The Russian Manager When Nation Was Suspended

Barely three years after hanging up his boots, the Russian Valery Karpin is a successful businessman with a profile very different from your typical ex-player. The former Real Sociedad, and Celta Vigo star whose career took off at FC Spartak …

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World Cup Facts: Incredible, Fun Facts Every Fan Should Know

The main fan zone at the soccer World Cup in Qatar will charge 50 Qatari riyals ($13.73) for a half liter of beer. For soccer fans, the countdown to the Qatar World Cup has already begun. Seeing the world’s best …

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Mane Garrincha: The Forgotten Brazilian Soccer Superstar

The mighty Pelé often overshadowed Brazilian players of bygone generations. Still, there were some whose stars shone just as bright and sometimes brighter than their legendary teammate. One of these iconic athletes was Mane Garrincha, a tricky speedster who defined …

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Beach Soccer: The History, Rules, World Cups And Tournaments

Beach Soccer is a form of football played on a beach or some form of a sandy surface. Across the world, beach soccer is also known as ‘beach football,’ ‘sand football’ or “beasal.” The origins date back to the end …

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