Monday, February 29, 2016

Cartoons and Diagrams, Part Five

Cartoon I:

Photo From: World Soccer, December 1992

Explanation: This cartoon references Bruce Grobbelaar’s many errors that led to goals. In this Cartoon he is chained to the goal.

Cartoon II:

Photo From: Placar, Issue 631, June 26, 1982

Explanation: This cartoon is a diagram of Pelé’s goal vs. Italy in the 1970 World Cup Final (June 21, 1970, World Cup, Brazil 4-Italy 1)

 Cartoon III:

Photo From: World Soccer, February 1995

Explanation: This cartoon references Australia’s difficult path to World Cup Qualification in the 1980s and 90s where they had to go through a number of playoffs from teams vs. other continents.

 Cartoon IV:

Photo From: Onze, Issue 47, November 1979

Explanation: This cartoon references Argentina goalkeeper Ubaldo Fillol winning the state Lottery ($93,000) in 1979.

 Cartoon V:

Photo From: France Football, Issue 1926, March 8, 1983 (Originally on ‘De Telegraaf’)

Explanation: This cartoon references Dutch legend Johann Cruyff testifying in court. John Uylen (on the left) was the Chairman of Dyutch Club DS’79. In 1980 Cruyff had played in three friendly matches for them and paid 20,000 Florins. However,Uylen had declared 50,000 Florins to tax authorities, which led to the trial and Cruyff being called up as a witness. On the right, is Daniele Poveda  (mistress of accused).

 Cartoon VI:

Photo From: Onze, Issue 47, November 1979

Explanation: This cartoon references Polish goalkeeper Jan Tomaszewski’s ‘magical powers.’ 
In a match with his Belgian club Beerschot vs. RWD Molenbeek, in the closing stages of the match, he had gone up for a corner. He had headed it towards teammate Beloy who scored the tying goal.

 Cartoon VII:

Photo From: France Football, Issue 1809, December 9, 1980

Explanation: This cartoon references the upcoming match between St Etienne and SV Hamburg. (December 10, 1980, UEFA Cup, Saint Etienne 1-SV Hamburg 0)
It shows Hamburg’s Horst Hrubresch as a statue sculpted by Auguste Rodin. You can also see Michel Platini in the background.

 Cartoon VIII:

Photo From: France Football, Issue 2121, December 2, 1986

Explanation: This cartoon references Diego Maradona and his club Napoli seemingly cruising to the title with his rivals lagging behind.

  Cartoon IX:

Photo From: Start1980_july14_№28

Explanation: This cartoon shows Belgium National Team Manager Guy Thys.

 Cartoon X:

Photo From: El Grafico, Issue 3156, 1980

Explanation: These cartoon reference the 1980 Italian Soccer scandal. The one in the middle shows National Team Manager Enzo Bearzot visiting his players in prison.

Cartoon XI:

Photo From: Foot Magazine, Issue 36, June 1984

Explanation: This cartoon is a diagram of Enzo Scifo’s goal vs. Nottingham Forest (April 25, 1984, UEFA Cup, Anderlecht 3-Nottingham Forest 0)

Cartoon XII:

Photo From: The Game, Issue 8, November 1995

Explanation: This cartoon shows West Ham United’s volatile player Julian Dicks.

Cartoon XIII:

Photo From: France Football, Issue 1650, November 22, 1977 (Drawn by Dero)

Explanation: This cartoon references France’s Michel Platini studying Tango lessons after France’s qualification to the 1978 World Cup in Argentina.

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