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Diego Maradona Diego Maradona scored five goals in eleven games against european cup winners. His goal per game ratio is less than half that of Pele. 23 December 1984. Juventus 2–0 Napoli. P1 G0 5 May 1985. Napoli 0–0 Juventus. P2 G0 3 November 1985. Napoli 1–0 Juventus. (Maradona) P3 G1 9 March 1986. Juventus 1–1 Napoli. P4 G1 27 November 1988. Napoli 4–1 ...


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According to a post on the World Olympians Association: Much like a doctor, a lawyer or a university professor, becoming an Olympian takes many years of hard work and requires a diverse range of skills. I believe this initiative will provide Olympians with the professional recognition they deserve. The iniciative is to give ongoing recognition of the work ...


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why do some players get [...] more playing time Because they're better. The aim of a professional sports team is to win, and you win by playing your best players. There are some second order effects around trying to maintain a strong squad and players not necessarily being happy if they aren't playing, but they are very much secondary to very simple idea of ...


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There are many people claiming at the time Pelé was playing many of his matches werent recorded so it's impossible to know. However, there are also many well known soccer websites claiming assist statistics for particular sections of his career, such as the world cup, which were likely all recorded in tv and can be counted. For all the world cup editions he ...


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I'll extend this some to answer the logical expansion: Why are there players on the bench that do not play? Most sports teams have a set of "starters", which are typically the players who are, today, the best at playing each position. Sometimes that's a bit fuzzy, because of human nature; oftentimes veterans play instead of rookies (players in ...


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