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World Cup Tips And Predictions: Who Are The Cup Favorites

We’re now only a few short weeks away from the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, where the best teams from around the world will face off against each other in one of the most fantastic sports tournaments. France …

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Jairzinho: The 1970 World Cup Star Nicknamed The Hurricane

Jair Ventura Filha, better known as Jairzinho, was born in the northern Rio suburb of Duque de Caxias on Christmas Day in 1944. The coaches quickly spotted his prodigious speed and strength on the ball at Botafogo, where he signed …

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Rivellino: The Bending Free Kick Specialist With The Mustache

Rivellino was born in the Sao Paulo suburb of Aclimacao on New Year’s Day, 1946 but grew up in the neighboring district of Brooklin Paulistana. In the 1950s, Sao Paulo was still a city of open spaces. As a kid, …

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World Cup Jerseys: Curious Stories Throughout The History

One of the FIFA World Cup’s classics is the expectation of what the World Cup jerseys of the selected participants will be like. But before the tailoring was studied to the millimeter, some stories were as curious as they were …

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North Korea vs Portugal: World Cup Matches Of 1966 And 2010

North Korea vs Portugal has played each other twice in World Cup tournaments. Both times Portugal has been victorious. Both occasions have been unique matches. 1966 World Cup: Portugal 5 – North Korea 3 If England were the winners of …

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2018 World Cup: Underdogs On The Rampage Until The Final

The 2018 World Cup was one for the record books despite heavy hitters like Germany, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, and Portugal failing to live up to expectations. However, the underdogs, including Peru, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Mexico, stepped up and bridged …

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2014 World Cup: Goal Scoring Frenzy In The Heart Of Brazil

With the 2014 World Cup returning to Brazil, the country had much to prove since it had suffered two consecutive quarterfinal exits in the preceding competitions. The Brazilians were eager to abandon Dunga’s defensive play to return to their natural …

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1994 World Cup: Dunga’s Redemption And The Rise Of Romario

Land of basketball, baseball, and American football, the United States succumbed to soccer, as they call the world’s most popular sport, and hosted the 1994 World Cup. Doubts over how involved the population would get spread: the 1994 World Cup …

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1974 World Cup: A Tactical Revolution Pioneered By The Dutch

Brazil did not in any way resemble the magical 1970 team, England did not even manage to qualify for the 1974 World Cup, and Argentina had yet to rise as a footballing power. Nonetheless, the World Cup in West Germany …

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Brazil National Football Team: The History Of The Selecao

No other team has performed better in international tournaments than the Brazil national football team. The team has participated in every FIFA World Cup since the competition began in 1930. The team is also the only one in football history …

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