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Little footballers in the finals of Europe’s biggest tournament
Sixty-four boy and girl teams from all provinces play in the nationwide finals of the tournament “From the Backyard to the Stadium for the Tymbark Cup,” now in its 19th edition. This is the largest children’s football tournament in Europe. Past competitors include Arkadiusz Milik and Krzysztof Piątek, the stars of Italy’s Serie A and Poland’s national team.
Polish national esports team
President Andrzej Duda initiated the launch of a national virtual football team. It is one of Europe’s first national esports teams.
Intel Extreme Masters 2019 back to Katowice!
Intel Extreme Masters 2019 has kicked off in Katowice. The best teams from around the world will compete until 3 March 2019 for a lion’s share of the $1 million USD prize pool and the IEM World Championship. It is the 7th edition of the event which takes place in the capital of Silesia.
The Silver Six. Poles win silver in world championships
Although defeat always hurts, losing despite dominating a match is disappointing and second place is never satisfying, the Polish six-a-side football team deserves great applause. The gold medal in the six-a-side world cup was literally a step away. An unforgettable week of amazing emotions at Praça do Comércio in Lisbon is behind us – a great week for Polish football, a great week for Polish fans. It all ended with an exciting thriller...
Poles take world volleyball crown!
Poland is celebrating after the country’s volleyball team beat Brazil to take the world championships for the second time in a row.
The 6th Football World Cup of Children from Care Homes
The 6th Football World Cup of Children from Care Homes takes place this weekend in Warsaw. It is the biggest in the world tournament for pupils of care facilities. Once again young football players from 28 countries will enter the pitch of Legia Warsaw Stadium. They will be supported not only by thousands of residents of Warsaw, but also by football stars, actors and youtubers, who will face each others in the Match of the Stars: TV vs. Internet.
Kamil Glik: From an alcoholic father to worship in Torino and Monaco
In Turin, they loved him for his character, dedication, fantastic defensive game and his effectiveness. Before he became the “Polish Rock” in France, Kamil Glik was both a miracle child and the wasted talent of Polish football.
Victory of the "Polish Prince"
Andrzej Fonfara defeated Ismail Sillakh in the sixth round at Warsaw’s Torwar. It was the Pole's debut in the new weight category.
MFA footballers triumphed in the 13th edition of the Baltic Cup
The football team of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs won the 13th edition of the Baltic Cup International Diplomatic Football Tournament. The Tournament, which has become a regular fixture in our regional diplomatic calendar, included representatives of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland and Sweden. This year the event was hosted in Stockholm by Sweden’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Polish football star Robert Lewandowski honoured on postage stamp
Football star Robert Lewandowski has been honoured on a postage stamp in his native Poland.
Football fever grips Poland as World Cup kicks off
Football fever gripped Poland as the World Cup was set to kick off in Russia on Thursday.
The legs of the Polish footballers under scientific protection
It seems that Lewandowski and Teodorczyk will no longer fear for their legs at every foul they suffer. Protectors prepared by Polish researcher prevent players from feel almost any pain caused by the opponent. The protector absorbs the kick energy.
Robert Lewandowski: Don’t believe in luck
Once, I tried to deal with everything by myself; I closed everything inside myself. I dealt with the symptoms, but not the causes, so I didn’t cure anything. I know now that when I say out loud things that are important to me, they become lighter,” tells Polish national team captain Robert Lewandowski.
Michał Pazdan: The head is the key
His blocking skills are a separate sports discipline. Today, there is not a single supporter who could imagine the Polish national team without the Legia Warszawa footballer in it.
Kuba Błaszczykowski: I feel power inside me
Jakub Błaszczykowski, member of the Polish national football team: I don’t remember anything after the goalie saved my kick. There were too many emotions, the brain switches off in such cases. I just went in to the changing room. I think.
The hardships of Łukasz Fabiański
As a talented 21-year old, Łukasz was called up as a reserve goalkeeper to the national team by manager Paweł Janas to play in the (2006) FIFA World Cup in Germany. This unexpected turn of events was not the beginning of the young footballer’s career lucky streak.
Arkadiusz Milik: Being Ronaldo
Arkadiusz Milik’s career is flourishing, but it could have done so much sooner, were it not for two injuries and one failed transfer.
Piotr Zieliński: the eagle from Zabkowice
The Polish team’s midfielder can delight demanding Italians with his play, and keeps improving his performance in the squad with every new season.
Thiago Cionek – a patriot from Curitiba
They called him a plastic Pole. They asked why he wanted to play for Poland. They said he was only doing it to promote himself. But he knows more about the land of his ancestors than some of his teammates.