The fifth European country to organise the FIFA U-20 World Cup, Poland was chosen after beating off competition with its 3,300-page-long application weighing 17kg.
With a 10-year-age gap and Robert ‘The Body’ Lewandowski taking only 280 games to match Claudio ‘The Andes Bomber’ Pizarro’s 464 games, it seems inevitable that the Poland front man will move to the top of the pile.
She’s a star of the women’s game and an integral part of a powerful Wolfsburg team; now Ewa Pajor is starring for Poland this weekend.
His football career may be in a dip at the moment but Bartosz Kapustka has come out rapping.
Buffeted by scandal, debt and arrests, famed football club Wisła Kraków was going down with all hands, but somehow it has managed to live again.
Both goals from striker Krzysztof Piątek, whose surname means Friday, came in the first half. The first an angled shot into the corner of the net after a long pass had put him through the defence, while for the second he split two defenders with a stunning shot that sent the home crowd wild.
The move from Genoa to AC Milan is a huge leap for the lad from Dzierżoniów in south-west Poland, who up until last year was playing in the Polish league.
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Commenting on the team’s official website, manager Jerzy Brzęczek added the team was now preparing for the matches which start in March next year.
Joy at qualifying for the next year’s tournament tempered by the prospect of facing European heavyweights.