Football

UEFA European Championship – The site of the first final in Paris

The 1960 European Nations’ Cup was the first edition of the European Championship, and organized by UEFA. The first tournament was held in France. The four teams

World Cup – The first goal in the first stadium in Montevideo

This stadium was mainly used for football matches of the owner club Peñarol from 1921 to 1933. It was demolished later in the 1930s because Peñarol started

1999 UEFA Champions League Final – Manchester United’s three minutes of magic in Barcelona

An association football match between Manchester United and Bayern Munich, played at Camp Nou stadium, on 26 May 1999, to determine the winner of the 1998–99 UEFA

Paolo Rossi – Pablito beat Brazil in Barcelona

Italy, had a slow start to the tournament, having drawn all three of their first group stage matches and finishing runners-up in their group. They had qualified

Diego Maradona – The professional debut of the “Golden Kid” in Buenos Aires

Argentine professional football player and manager. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Maradona’s vision, passing, ball control and dribbling skills were combined

Manchester United – The air disaster in Munich

The team was returning from a European Cup match in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, having eliminated Red Star Belgrade to advance to the semi-finals of the competition. On the

Pelé – The birthplace of the football legend in Três Corações

Brazilian professional footballer was born Edson Arantes do Nascimento on 23 October 1940, in Três Corações, the son of Fluminense footballer Dondinho and Celeste Arantes. He was

UEFA Euro 2004 Final – Greece stunned the football world in Lisbon

This was the first time in the history of the European Championship where the opening match of the tournament would also be repeated in the final. Portuguese

British Ladies’ Football Club – The first official women’s match in Hornsey

The British club was an all-woman football team formed in Great Britain in 1885. The team had as its patron Lady Florence Dixie, an aristocrat from Dumfries,

Linzi Football Museum – The history of football before the football in Zibo

Cuju an ancient Chinese football game, is the very earliest form of football. It is a competitive game that involves kicking a ball through an opening into

UEFA Euro 1992 Final – Denmark won its first international trophy in Gothenburg

Penalty kick – The first ever single shot on the goal in Airdrie

Airdrieonians Football Club, were a Scottish professional football team from the town of Airdrie, in the Monklands area of Lanarkshire. The team was founded in 1878 as

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