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Carles Puyol Saforcada: the fair leader

Carles Puyol Saforcada (1978/04/13) La Pobla de Segur (Lerida) Puyol started playing football for his hometown club during his childhood and in 1995, he joined FC Barcelona's youth system at La Masia, still not in a permanent position; two years later, he started playing for the club's B-team, occupying the position of right fullback. In [...]

By | October 9th, 2016|Soccer History|Comments Off on Carles Puyol Saforcada: the fair leader

Raul Gonzalez Blanco: The great captain

Raul Gonzalez Blanco (1977/06/27) Madrid The beginnings of the spanish legend in soccer were in the team San Cristobal de Los Angeles of Madrid until he was signed by Atletico Madrid at the age of thirteen. He debuted with the Atletico U14 team and scored 65 goals playing inside left. In the following season, very [...]

By | August 20th, 2016|Soccer History|Comments Off on Raul Gonzalez Blanco: The great captain

La alegría del pueblo: Garrincha

“Niño de la calle”, padeció poliomielitis, escoliosis, una de sus extremidades inferiores era 6 cm más corta que la otra, tenía la pierna derecha torcida hacia dentro y la izquierda hacia fuera. Fumador y bebedor de alcohol desde los 10 años, un test de inteligencia previo al mundial de Suecia arrojó que tenía un coeficiente [...]

By | May 10th, 2016|Soccer History|Comments Off on La alegría del pueblo: Garrincha
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