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Top ten soccer players – Part 2

Top ten soccer players – Part 2

Top ten soccer players – Part 2

In the first part of this top ten we already went through some great names of soccer. As mentioned before the ten players of this top are all equally valuable for the history of football so they are ordered in chronological order.

As main selection criteria we used individual achievements, titles won with the team and the entire football career.

The most recent top soccer players that delighted us with their extraordinary skills include: (more…)

Top ten soccer players – Part 1

Top ten soccer players – Part 1

Top ten soccer players – Part 1

Undoubtedly soccer is the most popular sport on the planet. Each World Cup Final sets a new record of audience with hundreds of millions of people watching it live on television. Throughout the one hundred years recorded history of soccer, many players were noted as exceptional all of them becoming representative personalities of this sport.

Choosing only ten top soccer players its quite hard, but each one has a special place in the history of soccer. Any top ten of all time football players is submitted to subjectivity and the most difficult part is to establish a correct order so we will use only chronological order. (more…)

Oldest sports

Oldest sports

Oldest sports

There are currently hundreds of different sports played all over the world. While some are few centuries old, most of them being developed in the last century. Most sports involving a ball were created 18th and 19th centuries and the first sport of the modern civilization could easily be considered to be cricket. The cricket appeared around 1788 in the United Kingdom and thanks to the British colonies spread around the world, this sport became very popular worldwide. (more…)

The world’s top ten most dangerous sports

The world’s top ten most dangerous sports

The world’s top ten most dangerous sports

Millions of people practice different sports as a hobby or as a profession. From the long list of sports there are some very dangerous ones because practicing them you can risk injuring yourself or even risk your life. Here are the top ten most dangerous sports in the world:

10. Golf: The sport looks harmless because is not any physical contact between the competitors but the number of deaths encountered on the golf course is up to 4,000 a year. 5% of the lightning deaths occur on the golf field during bad weather. (more…)

South Africa ready for the World Cup

South Africa ready for the World Cup

South Africa ready for the World Cup

Back in 2004, when South Africa won the right to host the 2010 World Cup tournament, just few thought that this African country will manage to pull it through. With one month before the first match, organizers announced that the preparations are finally over, and the country is ready for the kick-off.

Danny Jordaan, the head of South Africa’s Organizing Committee proudly announced that the country completed all of the 10 stadiums that will host the World Cup’s 64 matches. The total investment made for the upgrading the most needed stadiums reached two billion dollars. The government also spent about $2 billion to improve the transportation infrastructure. (more…)