Historic Pictures and Moments

 

pele

Pelé, arguably the greatest soccer player ever, jumps for joy after scoring a goal. He helped Brazil to 3 World Cups in his career.

 

brandi chastain

Although women’s soccer hasn’t been mentioned much in this website, this picture of Brandi Chastain is iconic and recognizable by both men and women worldwide.


hand of god

Diego Maradona scored in the World Cup final by the infamous “hand of God” in which he scored by punching it in (hand ball) and playing it as if he headed it. This was one of Argentina’s two goals in their World Cup final win vs. England in 1986.


zidane and france

Zinedane Zidane, one of the great soccer players ever, led France to a World Cup win in 1998.


spain

Iker Casillas lifts the FIFA World Cup Trophy for Spain as they won their first World Cup ever in 2010.