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This is a list of all the world cup soccer related articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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Gigi Buffon: Italian Goalkeeper Wants To Play Until Age 55

Due to his longevity and consistency, Gigi Buffon is widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time. He is still going strong at 44 years of age. (He will be 45 years old on January 28, 2023) …

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Luis Suarez: One Of The Dirtiest Football Players In World

Uruguayan superstar Luis Suarez divides opinions. He was beloved by many, despised by more. This man attracted the ire of an entire continent, a man notorious for biting opponents, but also a family man and a generational talent. Seneca the …

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US Soccer Players Abroad: The European Dream For Young Stars

United States nationals plying their trade across the pond is not a new development. From Steve Cherundolo, DaMarcus Beasley to Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey, the list of US soccer players abroad is endless. But a new generation of Americans …

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Soccer In South America: An Imperfect, Brilliant Competition

You could barely see anything when Martín Palermo scored the winner against Peru in the 93rd minute. As the manager of his beloved Argentina, Maradona manufactured another epic chapter of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers by bringing in the 35-year-old …

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Roberto Baggio: The Rise and Fall Of The 1994 World Cup Star

Few players divided opinions quite like Roberto Baggio. He was beloved by some, hated by others. Unquestionably talented, yet rarely utilized to his full potential. Baggio was one of the best forwards in soccer to set foot on a pitch, …

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Let Thomas Müller Be Müller

Only two years ago, it looked like Thomas Müller was in for a tough season. But when Hansi Flick took over as head coach at FC Bayern, the 30-year-old staged an incredible comeback to become one of the most valuable …

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Paul Gascoigne: Former England Footballer Known As Gazza

Once you reach the dizzying heights of nationwide fame, the only way is down, more often than not. Paul Gascoigne had the world at his feet during the 1990s, but escapades off the pitch always overshadowed what this generational talent …

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Andrés Escobar: Murdered In Aftermath Of The 1994 World Cup

“Our society believes that football killed Andrés. No, Andrés Escobar was a football player killed by society.” These were the words of Francisco Maturana, the illustrious Colombian national team manager. When asked years later about the murder of Andres Escobar …

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Zaire 1974 World Cup Story: First And Only Time To Qualify

Soccer dreams are often measured in terms of World Cups. From just participating in it to being one of the few special ones to win it, the life of everyone involved in the beautiful game is determined by this major …

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Carli Lloyd: Twice FIFA World Women’s Player Of The Year

Carli Lloyd is a former US Women’s soccer player who retired in 2021 after winning two World Cup finals and two Olympic gold medals with the national team. The highlight of her career was scoring three goals (known as a …

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