Displaying items by tag: Italy

Sunday, 20 September 2020 16:48

50 Most Shocking Moments in World Cup History

Are you a huge soccer/football/futbol fan? Check out these 50 most shocking and crazy moments from World Cup history. What do you think is most shocking?

Published in Video of the Week

L’immortale (The Immortal) is a spin-off from Sky Atlantic’s Gomorrah, which is loosely based on Italian writer and Napolitano Roberto Saviano’s nonfiction book Gomorrah (March 2006), an investigative tome that under-covered in detail the workings of the criminal organisation, Camorra of Naples. The book led to a play then a film (both in 2008), then to a TV series (2014), co-created by Savino. The TV series bears no resemblance to the book, film, or the play.

Published in Film

My Brilliant Friend - The Story of A New Name, is the follow on to HBO, RAI and TIMvision’s critically acclaimed TV Series, My Brilliant Friend, created by Italian director Saverio Costanzo, (Hungry Hearts, The Solitude of Prime Numbers) based on Elena Ferrante’s four-book series entitled the Neapolitan Novels.

Published in Film
Wednesday, 05 August 2020 13:53

Football's Greatest Managers - Giovanni Trapattoni

Giovanni Trapattoni sometimes known as "Trap" or "Il Trap", is an Italian football coach and former player, considered the most successful club coach in the history of Serie A. One of the most celebrated managers in football history,

Published in Video of the Week

In the UK Bingo is a catchphrase that is forever, and rightly so, associated with a rapid victory, be it the game itself or at home, work, or social surroundings when something goes your way. In short, Bingo means to win.

Published in Culture
Thursday, 09 April 2020 11:12

The Sardinian Fairy Tale - (Il Favola Sarda)

50 years ago, on the 12th April 1970, a seismic event happened in the world of Italian football. A party broke out on the beach bars along the Poetto, cars sped around deliriously honcking their horns, people jumped into fountains. At the end of every football season there are similar celebrations, but this was different – this was Cagliari.

Published in Sport
Monday, 21 October 2019 18:15

England’s Unique Nostalgia with Italia ‘90

As a fan of the game, I have always found it intriguing how different Nations view the same Tournament or event through a different lens. A prime example is the romanticism the English hold with the 1990 World Cup in Italy.

Published in Sport
Sunday, 02 June 2019 12:29

ZANI’s Football Quiz

A fun and quick football quiz on ZANI by Soccernostalgia

Published in Sport

The Miracle is a new psychological drama series from SKY Italia (The Young Pope, Borgia) with strong religious overtones throughout the episodes. Created by award-winning Italian author Niccolò Ammaniti

Published in Film
In Football History, the position of ‘Libero’ was synonymous with positive attributes such as experience, leadership, calmness under pressure, etc. Just hearing the word, we see in our mind images of Beckenbauer, Scirea and other greats of the game who exemplified this key position.
Published in Sport
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