Everything you wanted to know about #destitutes in Russia through the eyes of a parent, but didn’t know who to ask. Emotionally, mentally, truthfully. Take, made for you and all future dads footballers.
My name is Alex, I’m 38 years old and the last three years of my life football for me and my family takes all my free time 7 days a week. No, I’m not a coach and I don’t work at a football club. I don’t even own it. I don’t have an uncle they’d like to put up a monument to or a brother they’d talk about in the sports press.
It’s easier. My son plays football. He will soon be 9 years old and a third of those 9 years I see him with a ball more often than with toys or a joystick from the console. The ball becomes the main element of weekends, gates the main figure geometry in life. Continue reading
Review of Euro 2020 qualifiers held on Thursday.
Karapetyan have a goal and deletion
Group J. The Armenia — Italy 1:3 (Karapetyan, 11, Belotti, 28, 80. Pellegrini, 77). Bosnia — Liechtenstein 5:0 (Gojak, 11, 89. Malin, 80, own goal. Dzeko, 85. Višća, 87). Finland-Greece-1: 0 (Pukki, 52, penalty).
Roberto Mancini, contrary to skeptics, rebooted the Italian national team and again made “Squadra Azzurra” a formidable force. At least, this impression arose after the first part of the qualifying cycle. But Armenia after two victories in June have transformed, and in Yerevan favorite staged a Jolly life. The hosts caught the Italians on a perfect counterattack, and Bonucci failed to prevent Karapetyan from sending the ball into the far corner. Striker “Sochi” scored for the third consecutive qualifier. Continue reading
Dzyuba: “Zhirkov is our druid»
– The first 15 minutes — what was it? — the first question to the author of the first goal in the mixed zone after the match.
– We were a little dumbfounded. We were preparing for it, but they still pinned us down when they were driven forward by the stands. We were not ready, including the fact that the referee will offer such a pace-he practically whistled fouls. Only then we realized that now is not surprising. The guy hit me in the calf, and the judge says, ” Get up!”. Then I understood. Amazing fight! They offered a power struggle, but we were ready for it. An important victory across the Board that allowed us to come off.
— How is it that the players of Zenit and Spartak beat the players of Manchester and Liverpool? Continue reading