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How Italy united an ailing nation via a coin toss in 1968

The story of the European Championship’s emergence to global prestige starts with humble beginnings and a dream. International football, in and of itself, had only been in existence for just under a…

Giacinto Facchetti: the Inter legend decades ahead of his time

IN FOOTBALL, the greatest legacies¬†are reserved for those who pioneer their way into folklore. Manager and players alike are remembered in the grandest terms by evaluating their role in changing the course…