Reaching the eighth-finals of Champions League and being eliminated: worst case scenario
Finishing second with four draws and two loses will grant you 4x0.9 = 3.6 million euros.
For reaching the eighth-finals, add 9.5 million euros.
So, the team will earn 13.1 million euros.
Finishing 3rd in group stages, then winning the Europa League: best case ...
No, it's probably not worth the risk.
Reaching the knockout stage of the Champions League alone is worth 9.5 Million €, even if you get knocked out directly. Also you get a piece of the big cake... TV money and some cash based on the team's UEFA coefficient.
In the Europa League you'd have to reach the final in order to make that much money (~ 10 Million ...
According to this article on the the Bundesliga's website:
Germans are traditionally sticklers for accuracy and they're no different when it comes to football. As a general rule of thumb, if you see a '1.' in front of your team's name that's because they want you to know they were the first such club to be founded in their city. Similarly, any other ...
Football is a team sport. There are several aspects to the game like passing, positioning, zonal marking, man marking, etc. which are lost when a person plays alone against an opponent. The skills that would be refined would be dribbling, shooting and tackling.
Instead, you can use your time with your friend to do drills. Drills that two players can ...
There is this game in the second division in Trinidad and Tobago where WASA Clean and White wins 15 goals to 13 against Crab Connection.
Apart from this game I've never seen a team lose by scoring more than 9 goals.
There is Shakhtar Donetsk who won the Ukrainian championship in 2017, 2018 and 2019 by playing their home games in Lviv and Kharkiv while their main stadium is in Donetsk.
The "Donbass Arena" has been unavailable since 2014 due to the conflict in Crimea.
I actually got in touch with IFAB to ask them this question. This is their reply:
Thank you for your question. If a player is deliberately playing the
ball then the arm may be above the shoulder as part of the body's
natural movement/balance to play the ball. This is not the case when
not deliberately playing the ball.
I suspect this is what they ...