World Cup

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1986… goal of the century

Estadio Azteca, Mexico City_ 22 June 1986 (exactly 30 years ago)_ Quarter-finals match Argentina-England… Diego Maradona

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Johan Cruyff forever

Simply one of the greatest players (and coaches -!-) in the history of football…

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Swiss football legends

Zürich, somewhere… – Meeting Jean-Marie Conz (left; former captain of BSC Young Boys, Bern, Swiss Cup winner 1987) and Dany Ryser (right; unforgettable coach of the Swiss U-17 squad winner of the 2009 FIFA World Cup U-17 in Nigeria -!- … and one of the first promoter of the F-MARC injury prevention programmes -!!-)

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DIE Nationalmannschaft

Special meeting with Thomas Müller and the German National Team in Frankfurt, Germany. “Die Nationalmannschaft” and its players are official ambassadors of the worldwide renowned FIFA 11+ injury prevention program.

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Meeting Fabio Grosso

08.12.2014 _ Vinovo, near Torino, Italy. Meeting former Italian international player Fabio Grosso (now coach of the Juve Youth “Primavera” team), who scored the winning penalty in the shootout against France in the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany…

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El Monumental

02.09.2014 _ Buenos Aires , Argentina. Visit to the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucci Liberti, home of the Football Club River Plate, and venue of the final match of the 1978 FIFA World Cup (Argentina-Netherlands 3:1).

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Ciao Howard !

06.08.2014 _ England _  Howard Webb retires from refereeing: 25 years career, more than 500 matches, one Champions League and one World Cup final (both in 2010), and a great friend of our team! He’ll work as Technical Director of Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL).

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DFB 4 stars !

13.07.2014 _ Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Maracana stadium. Germany wins its 4th World Cup title !  1:0 vs Argentina after 120 minutes; winning goal by Mario Götze

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Miro K for 16

08.7.2014 _ Belo Horizonte, Estadio Mineirao_ Miroslav “Miro”  Klose (Nr. 11) becomes the all-time leading scorer at World Cup Tournaments with 16 goals (one more than Ronaldo-R9)  ! …and Germany beats Brazil 7:1 in the semifinal…

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World Cup adidas balls

04.04.2012 – At the Home of FIFA, adidas unveiled an Official Match Ball display, showcasing the various FIFA World Cup™ balls produced and used throughout its history. The glass casing contains 14 official Match Balls, all of which were created by adidas for the FIFA World Cup as well as the 2004 FIFA Centennial Ball. Meanwhile, the case shows two official Match Balls to represent the ones used at Germany 2006 and South Africa 2010, editions of the world finals where two different balls were created for the tournament and Final itself. (source: www.fifa.com)