Are you a dedicated fantasy football fan who enjoys sharing interesting football stories? Millions regard football as the beautiful game. It is filled with so many bizarre incidents that they would leave you surprised for a long, long time.
Some of the football stories are drab and are not worth mentioning. However, there are some events that are so beautiful that they mesmerize the fantasy premier league fans to the core.
The tale of Mark Hughes
Mark Hughes played for Wales national team and Bayern Munich on the same day.
It happened in 1988 during qualifying matches. Hughes had just signed the contract Munich and he was prompted to play against Wales. He shared the story: “I had dinner with Uli Hoeness who asked me what time the Wales match was. I told him it was around midday and he said That’s OK then, you can play in the evening as well. After the match, Hughes crossed to the other side of the Czech Republic to play against Borussia Monchengladbach. He said: “We actually flew over the ground and missed the first half, but I got there at the start of the second half.”
Alvin Martin and his hat-trick
West Ham football player, Alvin Martin, scored a hat-trick against three different goalkeepers in a match against Newcastle – Martin Thomas, Chris Hedworth and Peter Beardsley.
28 goals by Clie Allen
Clie Allen scored 28 goals for QPR in season 79-80. After the season, Arsenal paid more than a million for him but sent him to Palace after only three friendly matches.
The tale of Bayern footballers
Starting from season 1982, Bayern football players have at least one place at World Cup Finals. The last in the row was Arjen Robben during World Cup 2010.
László Kubala and his story of three national teams
László Kubala was the only football player who competed for three national teams: Spain, Czechoslovakia, and Hungary. This was the first player who had official recognition of FIFA for the same thing. Former Real Madrid star Alfredo Di Stefano also played for three national teams: Spain, Colombia, and Argentina but at a time when Colombia football association was not recognized.
The unique player – Jimmy Rimmer
Jimmy Rimmer is a unique player which got European Cup winners with two different clubs from England (Manchester United and Aston Villa)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s playing stint for six club
Zlatan Ibrahimovic used to play for six clubs which won Champions League Trophy. However, he has never won the same competition. Zlatan played for Inter, Ajax, Juventus, Milan, Manchester United and Barcelona.
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