Posts Tagged "Colombia"

World Cup Tales: The Murder Of A Footballer, 1994

World Cup Tales: The Murder Of A Footballer, 1994

By on May 26, 2010 in History, Latest | 2 comments

In amongst the razzamatazz of the 1994 World Cup, which kicked off with Diana Ross putting a penalty kick wide of the goal during the opening ceremony and finished with Roberto Baggio putting one over in a penalty shoot-out that seemed pre-ordained to follow a desperately bad final between Italy and Brazil, the darkest of football’s dark hearts showed its...

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World Cup Tales: Colombia 1986 – The World Cup That Never Was

World Cup Tales: Colombia 1986 – The World Cup That Never Was

By on May 12, 2010 in History, Latest | 6 comments

The upcoming World Cup will the first to take place in the entire continent of Africa but there are several countries that have already held the tournament more that once, such as Italy, France and Germany. The first team to earn the honour of hosting the World Cup finals twice, however, was Mexico and the story of how this came to pass is as much a story of the...

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