A lesson plan putting the Spanish Civil War and football in perspective.
Captain of Yugoslavia, a qualified doctor, killed in a Nazi concentration camp.
Left the football pitch behind to fight for ideology in the sky.
Captain of a pioneering Italian football team in 1933.
Player who commanded Hannover-Ahlem, a Nazi concentration camp.
She challenged cultural norms, but was killed a collaborator in war-torn France.
Football player in resistance to fascism.
Josep Sunyol was a football fanatic and a proud Catalan.
Vittorio Pozzo coached Italy in the interwar years, seeing the rise of Fascism.
Football certainly has produced numerous incredible matches. Matches remembered forever because of mighty performances by the greatest players of all time or because of a heroic performance by an underdog.