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Archives: History

The Death Match: Looking Back At The Legendary Game Between FC Start And Flakelf

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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Editor’s note: Today marks the 72nd anniversary of the infamous “Death Match”. On the 9th of August 1942, a group of men who worked at Kiev’s Bakery #3 took on the might of the Nazi Luftwaffe team and triumphed.  The game … Continue reading

A Look Back: When Uruguay Shocked Brazil in the 1950 World Cup

Posted on by Surya Solanki
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On July 16 1950, Brazil and Uruguay faced each other in the first World Cup final after World War II.  The match was played at the open-air Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janerio, with Uruguay monumentally upsetting the hosts by … Continue reading