Arhive lunare: Mai 2012

The opener – X, Alan Shearer

England hosted in 1996, the first ever European Championship at which 16 teams participated. And logically, the organizers opened the party. It happen on the 8th of June, the same date as it will start in 2012. England faced Switzerland, … Continuă lectura

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The opener – IX, Jan Eriksson

After Muller, Rummenigge, Platini or Mancini, the name of Jan Eriksson will look very strange for you, because I’m sure that few heard of this Swedish footballer. Strangely, his numbers at the national team resemble very good with the ones … Continuă lectura

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The opener – VIII, Roberto Mancini

Roberto Mancini is now famous because he brought the title, after 44 years, for Manchester City, as a manager. And before training in England he made a solid name by winning with Inter Milan seven internal trophies in Italy, between … Continuă lectura

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The opener – VII, Michel Platini

It’s a very big dilemma whoever was the biggest footballer of all time when talking about France: Michel Platini or Zinedine Zidane? For me, “Zizou” is The King of football, but many think that the actual president of UEFA was … Continuă lectura

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136 years of hope, two moments of glory

For a Portuguese team, to be founded in 1876 it looks sensational, especially when your name is not Porto, Benfica or Sporting. And it is the case of Academica Coimbra, a club that saw the day light 136 years ago! … Continuă lectura

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The opener – VI, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Maybe his name hasn’t the resonance that Gerd Muller’s has for German soccer, but is clear that Karl-Heinz Rummenigge had a key role in the UEFA EURO 1980 campaign. The first ever tournament with eight teams at the start, begun … Continuă lectura

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The opener – V, Anton Ondruš

At EURO 1976, a Slovak defender break the ice. His name, Anton Ondrus, may not say too much for actual football lovers, but it is important to know that this guy, alongside other few lads contribute, in that 1976 to … Continuă lectura

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