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
“One big win»
The lone bagpipes were screaming somewhere on the way to the stadium. Before the game the Scots Russians had two and a half hours, slow the British at that time either have finished working day, or drank a case of beer in the bar — Piper played to single passers-by. Next he supported the guy. Looked: on the guy’s t-shirt!
— These are guys from our team, they collect money for tournament in Poland, — the woman standing near in Russian explained, having seen my wide eyes. – A guy in a t-shirt CSKA-my son. We moved here 14 years ago, he was born in Scotland. But he speaks Russian and today he is rooting for Russia! Continue reading