SOCCER  HISTORY

Soccer Ball   - In 1836  Charles  Goodyear  patented  vulcanized  rubber. Prior  to  this, balls  were dependant on the size and shape of the pig's bladder ...

Soccer Boots  - The boot  was  tightly laced  with long laces,which wrapped around the ankle and often across the ball of the foot. To  increase  ground traction  boots  ...

Tribal Laws   -  1938 - The 17 Laws of the Game are redrafted into their modern form by Stanley Rous, Secretary of the Football Association. ...
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          SOCCER  LEGENDS

Bobby Charlton - Had he not been so modest, there was a time when Bobby Charlton could have claimed, with some justification,that he was the most famous  ...

Eric Cantona   - When  Eric was playing you always  knew  that when it mattered, United would win. Cantona  would  install  in  the  rest of the team an unbeatable ...

Marco van Basten   - Van  Basten   had  made  a  legend  of   himself   before  his   injury   dramatically   shortened   his  brilliant  career ...
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          THE GREAT PLAYERS

Ian Rush  - Standing supreme as Liverpool's all-time scoring king the lean Welshman was one of the deadliest strikers in football history, blending superb ...

Paul Breitner  -  Nicknamed “Der Afro” for his big curly hair, Paul Breitner was a starplayer at an early age. He signed for Bayern Munich when he was nineteen  ...

Ziko  Arthur Antunes Coimbra (born in March 3, 1953), better known as Zico, is a former Brazilian footballer, one of the best midfielders in the world and possibly ...
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