The rule was simple: If on Sundays when Real Sociedad was playing at Atotxa, you suddenly saw two fireworks in the sky above San Sebastián, that meant the home team had just scored. If you saw only one firework, then the visiting team had netted the goal. For over three decades, from the early 60s […]READ MORE
When a football player "chips" the ball over an unsuspecting opponent's head and then retrieves it by passing it behind them. According to Latin Americans, the term originates from the trajectory formed by the ball's path in the air and the player's movement around their opponent. The shape resembles a "sombrero"!