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Top 100 interesting things from WTF Facts, the most popular facts page on Twitter

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The concept of fact-checking came to new media from traditional journalism. More precisely, from the principles of the editorial office: an editorial filter is a necessary condition in the technology of a journalist's work. This technology is due to ethical principles: independence, objectivity, impartiality, accuracy. Due to the observance of these principles, the trust of the audience appears and the reputation of the publication is formed.

 

A fact is an event supported by reliable evidence. Different people may have different views on the same event, but you can't argue with the facts. That is why the fact should not only be established, but verified, rechecked and “cast in granite”.

 

Therefore, distortion of facts is a crime against objectivity and accuracy. Worse if it is a deliberate crime against independence and impartiality. It’s very bad when it’s a deliberate manipulative construct.

 

In modern digital communications, the concept of "factoid" is becoming more and more relevant. This is an initially non-existent fact, which, being published in the media, receives a lively reaction and assessment. And they, in turn, affect the picture of the world and the actions of people. The truth is not that important, in fact, if the effect is real.

 

Bemorepanda has prepared some interesting facts about everything in the world. WTF Facts is one of the most famous Twitter pages, here you will find a lot of interesting facts that will amaze you. Bemorepanda is at your disposal so that every day the most interesting things reach the screens of your devices.

 

Top 100 interesting things from WTF Facts

 

1.A speeding ticket in Finland

 

2.Free people in Mexico

 

3.Winning lottery

 

In Russia there is a famous story. This is very reminiscent of the episode of the cartoon about kolobok investigators, where the evil animal dealer Karbofos buys a porcelain elephant from a junk dealer, gets a certificate on him, breaks the now unnecessary trinket and says: "The elephant is bad, the certificate is good!" After that, according to this certificate, he leads a live elephant across the border. The rustic border guard stupidly looks at the certificate, correlates what is written in it with what he sees, and lets the animal across the border.

 

Likewise, people for the most part, following automatisms and stereotypes, trust the form, not critically perceiving the essence. There is a help - come through. On TV they said - it means the truth. Journalists won't lie! Even if the host of a popular talk show is in the frame, and not a journalist in the full sense of the word.

 

In the same way, various phenomena and events are actualized and legalized. Unconsciously or prudently, they are embedded in the form of "confirmed" facts in the information picture, as a result, distorting the entire canvas. This technique is actively used by propagandists, cyber fighters, network trolls and other manipulators of all stripes.

 

4.Support dogs in Zoo

 

5.Golden Arm

 

The fact checker's main weapon is doubt. Professional mistrust, reality check. Here, the logic and toolkit of fact-checking largely coincides with the methodologies and technologies of scientific work. Moreover, a course on source study specialized for historians can raise the level of quality of a journalist's work with sources by an order of magnitude. Be it living interlocutors or material carriers of natural and artificial origin.

 

Newspaper ducks, gossip, rumors, speculation, factoids, manipulations, irresponsible and malicious fakes, technical errors and typos - all this scum is opposed by fact-checking. This is a powerful weapon, which, alas, is often not well known to those who work in the field of mass communications.

 

6.Eminem and Elton John

 

7.Hotel in Japan

 

8.White Yak

 

9.Happiness expert

 

10.Twins

 

11.Forgiving people

 

12.George Carlin

 

13.Dogs and human

 

14.Invisibility of Poverty

 

15.Place in Iceland

 

16.Prison sentence

 

17.Royal holy water

 

18.Norway university

 

19.Disliking a person

 

20.Swear a lot

 

21.Marijuana

 

22.Divorce in Germany

 

23.Angry Gorilla

 

24.Segregated library

 

25.Squid Game

 

26.Overestimate women

 

27.Japan 

 

28.Headbutting

 

29.Stephen King

 

30.Hitler

 

31.Camel beauty contest

 

32.Truck carrying money

 

33.Arm up for 45 years

 

34.Public toilets in Japan

 

35.Dogs are excellent judges

 

36.Terrible haircut

 

37.Bras are useless

 

38.Listening to music

 

39.Oldest person

 

40.The oldest living animal on planet

 

41.Macron and his wife

 

42.Performing naked

 

43.Fake death

 

44.Bees

 

45.Married her dog

 

46.Lies in english

 

47.Walt Disney was fired

 

48.Mike Tyson

 

49.1983 cost of living

 

50.Sex and beard

 

51.Humans like bacon

 

52.Roman couple

 

53.Jim Carry

 

54.Obi

 

55.Mad persons

 

56.Baby face

 

57.Spotify

 

58.Anglerfish

 

59.Iceland is a safe country

 

60.Giant tarantulas

 

61.While sleeping

 

62.Pussy Village in France

 

63.Jack Nichols

 

64.Homeless man

 

65.Leather coats are banned in North Korea

 

66.The longest road in the world to walk is from Cape Town (South Africa) to Magadan (Russia). It's 22,387 km, and it takes around 4,500 hours to travel.

 

67.Brutus the grizzly bear

 

68.Japanese sterotypes

 

69.Morgan Freeman

 

70.Realistic art

 

71.Causes of death in London

 

72.House for ex-wife

 

73.A cow escaped and was found at the waterpark

 

74.Lawyer from Kenya

 

75.Public toilets in Tanzania

 

76.Town in India where is no religion

 

77.The Queen’s favourite meal

 

78.4 years difference

 

79.Gary Webb

 

80.Bob Marley

 

81.High intelligence

 

82.Napoleon

 

83.Football team killed by a lighting struck

 

84.Brothel in Vienna and Covid vaccination

 

85.Albert Camus

 

86.Mercury and the sun

 

87.Hotel in Finland

 

88.Residential district in Dubai

 

89.9 babies

 

90.All I want for Christmas is you

 

91.Elon Musk and world hunger

 

92.Largest hotel in Saudi Arabia

 

93.50 cent

 

94.Elon Musk at college

 

95.Millionaire in China

 

96.Mike Tyson and marijuana

 

97.The largest clear cut diamond

 

98.Elon Musk worth

 

99.Nikola Tesla

 

100.Capsule Hotel in Japan

 

 

 

 

 

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Sometimes you can learn a lot of useful things from the Internet by simply leafing through pictures.  In this post Bemorepanda collected different facts about everything that will help broaden our horizons, as well as distract for a couple of minutes from the routine. 


 1. In 2016, a Chinese businessman Xiong Shuihua demolished all the houses in his native village and built villas in their place.  

2. You would be confused to see such a door in your entrance for the first time.  This is just a drawing with an optical illusion. 

3. The Varani people live in Ecuador.  After lengthy litigation, they won a case against an oil company claiming their land.  In the photo, members of the Amazon tribe in the courtroom.

4. In 2015, Ford installed wide-angle front and rear 1-megapixel cameras on its cars that allow "seeing from around the corner."  The problem of "blind" zones has been solved.

5. Animal rights advocates have figured out how to protect elephants from poachers: they painted the animal tusks with pink paint, which is marked with banknotes in banks.  It does not harm the animal, but it is impossible to wash it off.  Buyers do not need such tusks. 

6. Does it look edible?  In fact, in the photo there is not grapes, but a mineral called "grape chalcedony".

7. This is the cross sea.  It looks like this because of wave systems moving at different angles. 

8. This is a tree called Jabuticaba (or Brazilian grape tree).  Its fruits grow directly from the bark. 

9. The guy took off the lightning for 2 hours and then combined all the frames in one.

10. City in Peru around the oasis in Huacachina.

11. In the Congaree National Park, the water in the lake turns different colors at a certain temperature.

12. Blacks couples born white baby.  No, the DNA test confirmed that the spouses are the biological parents of the baby.  Perhaps these are white dormant genes or mutating albinism.

13. Scientists have tracked eagle movements using GPS for 20 years.  Here are his flights.

14. Trace after a needle prick on the skin, taken with a microscope.

15. This is how entrants of the GITIS acting faculty are evaluated in the era of coronavirus.

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The World Snooker Championship is the premier professional ranking tournament in snooker.


Since the 1973/74 season, it has been included in the list of rating competitions. The championship is currently held at the Crucible Theater in Sheffield, England. This tournament is the most important in terms of prestige, ranking points and prize money, and takes place annually at the end of the season.


The format of the World Cup in the early stages of its development (1920-1960) was unstable and changed almost every time. Basically, snooker players played long, sometimes multi-day matches. The peak of such "marathon" draws came in the 1950s, when the finals were played to at least 50 wins. 1952 was a record year for this indicator - then Horace Lindrum and Clark McConaughey played a match of 143 frames.


Lindrum won that final with a score of 94:49 (for comparison, championship finals are now played up to 18 wins). However, in the 1970s, the WPBSA (snooker's new governing body) was forced to reduce the number of frames to win. This happened for a simple reason: snooker matches began to be broadcast on television, and the broadcast time was limited.


So, since 1980, the maximum possible number of final games has been reduced to 35. By the way, around the same time, thanks to the arrival of new professional players, the tournament bracket expanded: now the matches of the main part of the championship began with the 1/16 finals. The rest of the matches were played according to a well-established system, which for almost 30 years has undergone minimal changes: 1/16 finals - matches up to 10 wins, 1/8 finals - up to 13 wins, 1/4 finals - up to 13 wins and semi-finals - up to 17 victories (up to 16 until 1997). Seeding of playersTraditionally, the first match of each new world championship is opened by the current winner.


Bemorepanda collected some interesting facts.


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1. The fastest high of 147 in the history of snooker was made at the 1997 World Cup by Ronnie O'Sullivan. It was unimaginably fast - only five minutes and 20 seconds, Ronini then played against Mick Price.


2. Chinese promoters have built a replica of the Crucible (the arena where the World Cup takes place) in Beijing as a first step in getting the World Cup to be hosted in China.


3. It must be said that the Chinese Crucible is completely identical to the English arena in Sheffield, and may be more than a convincing argument in the future. Sheffield has a contract to host the World Cup until 2017, and World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn said he just wants the tournament to stay in that city.


4. In total, 10 maximums were made during the televised stages of the World Championships. And three each - on account of Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O'Sullivan. Also among those who made 147 at this stage are Cliff Thorburn, Jimmy White, Ali Carter and Mark Williams. Moreover, Hendry made his last maximum in the championship in 2012, after which he retired.


5. Scottish players have won 12 of the last 25 world titles, including Hendry's seven (1990-92-93-94-95-96-99), John Higgins' four (1998-2007-2009-2011) and one in Graham Dott (2006).


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Accordingly, when seeding for a tournament, he receives the first number, regardless of what place he occupies in the official or preliminary ranking. The second number is usually given to the player ranked first in the official rankings. The distribution of seeding among the remaining 14 snooker players from the Top 16 is also made in accordance with the official ranking. For example, at the 2010 tournament, the first seed was the winner of the 2009 championship (that is, the previous champion) John Higgins (although at that time he was only the 4th number in the rating).


The second was Ronnie O'Sullivan, who occupied the 1st at that time in the rating. The third seed went to Stephen Maguire (ranked 2). It should also be noted that the distribution of "unseeded" (qualified) players to the first round of the final stage (1/16 finals) is made by random draw, and their official rating does not play no role. For example, in the 1/16th of the same tournament in 2010, Higgins, being the first seed, played with the 17th seed, and the 2nd seed (O'Sullivan) played with the 27th number.


Prize money at the World Snooker Championship appeared from the very first year of its holding and amounted to 6 pounds and 10 shillings. By 1946, the prize money had increased to £1,000 for the victory and the final, and although translated into the current exchange rate, this amount increases several times, the money was clearly not enough all this time.


The situation changed for the better in the early 1970s, when snooker tournaments began to be shown on television, and well-known sponsors (mostly advertising cigarettes and alcoholic beverages) became interested in the game. did not increase, but the sponsors themselves changed three times over the next 10 years.


The arrival of the cigarette brand Embassy in 1976 was crucial for the tournament, and it began to actively increase the prize fund. At the first Embassy-sponsored World Championship, the prize money totaled ? 15,300; the champion guaranteed himself £6,000. But already by 1995, the fund was set at 578,250, and in the 2003 championship, a record for prize money, only the winner received ? 270 thousand. The general fund of that superiority has made 1 378 920 pounds.

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6. Derbyshire player Joe Davis became the first world champion in 1927 and won 15 titles in a row, ie. all the World Cups in which he participated. He won his last world title in 1946 and ended his career undefeated.


7. Only two players participated in the 1931 World Cup. Tom Dennis, in whose pub this tournament was organized, lost 25:21 to Joe Davis.


8. Fred Davis, who won eight world titles, reached the 1978 semi-finals at the age of 64. Joe Davis, his brother, collapsed watching the semi-finals and died two months later.


9. The youngest world champion was Stephen Hendriev in 1990. The Scot was only 21 years old when he defeated Jimmy White 18:12.


10. Hendry was the youngest player to make his World Cup debut in 1986 until his record was broken by Belgian Luca Brecel in 2012 when she made her first World Cup appearance at 17 years and 45 days old.


11. In 2005, Sean Murphystal was the first player to qualify and eventually win the world title. Judd Trump almost repeated his achievement in 2011, but failed, losing in the final to John Higgins.


12. The TV audience for the World Cup final, in which Dennis Taylor defeated Steve Davis by winning in the last black, was 18.5 million in the UK alone. TV time, both are still unbeaten. However, when compared with China, in particular, with the audience of Ding Junhui's matches, these numbers are simply meager.


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In addition, since the early 1990s, players who made the maximum break have also received a solid reward in the amount of 157,000 to 167,000 pounds (147,000 for the maximum itself and up to 20,000 for the highest break of the tournament); in 2011, this bonus was canceled, and since 2012, a “rolling jackpot” system has been introduced. Geography of the championship and its participants Over 83 years (with short breaks) of its history, the World Championship has visited 13 cities and 3 countries of the world (Great Britain (England), South African Republic, Australia).


Among the most successful players, both before and now, the British dominate, but recently participants from traditionally “non-nooker” countries have begun to appear. Since the beginning of the 90s, representatives of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Ireland, China, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada, the Netherlands, Iceland, Norway, Finland, Thailand, Pakistan, Malta and Belgium have played in the final stage of the tournament.Among The most successful non-British snooker players who have not yet finished their careers include Neil Robertson from Australia (winner of the 2010 World Cup), Stefan Mazrotsis from the Netherlands, who made it to the 16 finals at the 1997 World Cup, Ding Junhui and Liang Wenbo from China and Tony Drago from Malta.


Recently, information has periodically appeared that the World Cup could be moved to China, but not earlier than the current contract with the Sheffield Crucible ends. The desire to move the tournament to China is due to the high popularity of snooker in this country, as well as the possibility of attracting new major sponsors.


Ranking Points Ranking points at the World Championships have always been and remain the most valuable of all snooker tournaments. Although until 2005 the winners of the championship received 8,000 points, this was enough for them to sharply improve or strengthen their position in the world rankings, since the points in most other competitions were half as much. Often, it was the victory in the championship that brought snooker players with an insufficiently high rating the first place at the end of the season. For example, in 1990, Stephen Hendry became the first thanks to the victory in the championship, although before that he was far behind Steve Davis.

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13. Jimmy White, Walter Donaldson and Fred Davis each lost six finals - and this is an anti-record. True, White, unlike Donaldson and Davis, has never been a world champion.


14. In the entire history of the World Championships, there was only one devastating match with a dry score. It happened in the first round in 1992, when 62-year-old Australian Eddie Charlton suffered a crushing 10-0 loss to then-champion John Parrott.


15. The maximum capacity of the Crucible is 980 spectators.


16. Ronnie O'Sullivan turned professional as Under-21 World Snooker Champion. Of the seventy-two of his first matches as a professional, Ronnie won seventy.


17. Alex Higgins was the first player to play 15 reds over blacks in the World Championship, although he never quite got to the 147-point streak.


18. At the age of 16 years and 11 months, Jimmy White became the youngest amateur world champion (this happened in 1970).


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Points are distributed among the players to varying degrees depending on their position in the official rankings and the tournament result. For example, players with a lower rating (outside the Top 16, i.e. qualified) receive more points for losing in the round of 32 strongest (1/16 finals) than participants in the Top 16 with the same result. the history of the event has only been played a few times over the course of more than one year. In general, the dates for this tournament have been set for quite a long time - this is approximately mid-April - early May.


For example, the 2008 World Cup was held daily from April 19 to May 5. Qualifying matches For a long time (until 2010), the qualification of the main tour players in the main part of the tournament was usually carried out in two stages. The first was played by snooker players, who occupy the lowest positions in the official ranking. The first stage was usually held in winter, in early to mid-January. The second qualifying stage was held in the spring, two or three months before the start of the championship[29]. In 2010, it was decided to bring the two qualifying stages closer together in calendar terms and to be held, with short breaks, between February 26 and March 9.


Starting from 2011, all qualifying rounds were set to be held daily, one after another, with the only one-day break left to restore the gaming tables. Recently, the so-called pre-qualification, or qualification for players who are part of the WPBSA, but not playing in main tour. It, depending on the number of participants, can consist of several stages, and gives the opportunity for former professionals (or other WPBSA members who are not playing on the tour) to get into the main qualification and fight further for getting into the final stage. Previously, when significantly more snooker players were playing on the main tour, there was a pre-qualification for regular amateur players instead.

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19. At the 1982 World Championship, defending Steve Davis was beaten 10–1 by Tony Knowles in the first round.


20. The first official maximum series was made by Joe Davis in 1955.


21. Steve Davis made the first "television" 147-point streak in 1982 at the Lada Classic tournament.


22. Canadian snooker player Bill Verbeniuk was ordered by doctors to drink a pint (about half a liter) of lager (a kind of light beer) after each game, which sometimes amounted to up to 40 pints of lager per day. This huge man, who weighed about 128 kg, drank liters of beer before, during, and after matches to calm the trembling in his cue hand. This trembling was due to a hereditary nervous disorder.


23. Ronnie O'Sullivan made a record 30 century breaks in his first season in professional snooker.


24. Stephen Hendry won the Rothmans Grand Prix in 1987 at the age of 18, becoming the youngest player to win a ranking event.



25. Cliff Thorburn made the very first 147-point streak in World Snooker Championship history in 1983.


26. In the 1983–84 season, Steve Davis won his third world title in four years, becoming the first player to manage to defend his league title.


27. The three-minute game in the match between Tony Drago and Danny Fowler was the fastest ever in the history of rating tournaments.


28. Judd Trump is the youngest player to make a 147-point streak in official competition at the age of 14 years and 208 days.


29. The final session of K. Thorburn's game against T. Griffiths at the 1983 World Championship was a record long one. The session time was 6 hours 25 minutes, the match ended at 3:51 in the morning!


30. In the 1993 season (at age 17), Ronnie O'Sullivan became the youngest player to qualify for the World Cup.


31. Murt O'Donoghue was the first player to make a 147-point streak in 1934.


32. Dennis Taylor won his first Rothman's Grand Prix title in 1984 three weeks after his mother's death.



33. In the 1985 Dulux British Open final between Kirk Stevens and Silvino Francisco, a non-British player challenged for the title of winner of a ranking tournament for the first time.


34. In 1927, Joe Davis received £6.10 for winning the World Championship.

542 players entered the 1993 World Cup, while only two entered the 1931 World Cup.


35. John Spencer made his first 147-point streak in professional competition against Cliff Thorburn at the Holstein Classic in 1979.


36. In the 1992–93 season, Doug Mountjoy won a match in the Crucible before surgery to remove a malignant tumor.


37. The 1985 World Cup final between Steve Davis and Dennis Taylor was watched by 18.5 million viewers.


38. Snooker balls were originally made from ivory.


39. In 2005, at the age of 18 years and 1 day, Chinese snooker player Ding became the youngest winner of a professional tournament ("China Open").



40. Alex Higgins became world snooker champion on his first try (in 1972). He received £480 for the win (compared with Shaun Murphy's £250,000 in 2005).


41. John Virgo had to come to terms with a two-set loss after he was 30 minutes late for the final session of the 1979 Coral UK final.


42. In 1990, Stephen Hendry, at the age of 21, became the youngest ever world champion when he defeated Jimmy White 18–12.


43. Canadian Cliff Thorburn (1980 World Champion) and Irish Ken Dougherty (1997 World Champion) are the only two non-UK champions.


44. Joe Johnson in 1986 and Shaun Murphy in 2005 became world champions, while their chances of winning were estimated at one chance in one hundred and fifty.


45. Jimmy White has reached the finals of the World Championships six times, but never won. He came closest to a championship title in 1994 when he lost to Stephen Hendry 17–18.


46. Derbyshire native Joe Davies became snooker's first world champion in 1927 and won all 15 world championships he competed in. He won his last title in 1946, after which he did not take part in the world championships, but continued to play in other tournaments.



47. At the first World Championship in Birmingham, the prize fund was ... 6 pounds 10 sterling.


48. Only two players participated in the 1931 World Cup: Tom Dennis, in whose pub the tournament was held, lost 21-25 to Joe Davis.


49. Fred Davis, who won eight world titles, reached the semi-finals of the championship in 1978 at the age of 64. Unfortunately, his sibling Joe Davis suffered a seizure while watching the match and later passed away just a couple of months later.


50.18.5 million Britons watched the denouement at the decisive black in the 1985 World Cup final when Dennis Taylor defeated Steve Davis. At the same time, the television audience of Ding Junhui's matches in China, as a rule, regularly exceeds this figure by an order of magnitude.



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Football fans have never looked forward to an international tournament for so long. The European Championship was supposed to be held in 2020, but due to a sudden pandemic, the competition was postponed to 2021, albeit with the previous name - Euro 2020. Bemorepanda has collected the most interesting facts about the main football tournament of 2021, which started on June 11.

 

€ 1.25 billion

was the cost of the players of the England national team, the most expensive national team of Euro 2020

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France is located nearby - € 1.03 billion, Germany (€ 936.5 million), Spain (€ 915 million) and Portugal (€ 872 million).

Three others are: Hungary (€ 74.85 million), North Macedonia (€ 61.8 million) and Finland (€ 44.6 million).

 

Almost € 1 billion was the

Total cost of the 11 most expensive footballers of the tournament

 

The total cost of the most expensive footballers in terms of positions for Euro 2020 was € 990 million.

On the bench in terms of positions: Romelu Lukaku (€ 100 million), Raheem Sterling (€ 90 million), Bruno Fernandes (€ 90 million), Phil Foden (€ 80 million), Marcus Llorente (€ 80 million), Rodri (€ 70 million), Raphael Varane (€ 70 million) , Milan Shkrinjar (€ 60 million), Ben Chilluel (€ 45 million), Rhys James (€ 40 million).

 

€ 40 million

was the cost of the most expensive football player of Euro 2020 not from the top 5 championships

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This is 18-year-old defender Nuno Mendes from Sporting Portugal. The second is 19-year-old Ryan Gravenberch from Ajax, worth € 33 million (Netherlands). The third is Nikola Vlašić from CSKA, which TM estimates at € 30 million (Croatia).

 

120 players at Euro 2020 - from the Premier League

This is more than from any other championship.

The following tournaments are listed:

● Bundesliga - 89;

● Series A - 71;

● La Liga - 38;

● RPL - 32;

● League 1 - 29;

● Championship (Division 2 of England) - 29;

 

A total of 42 leagues of various levels are represented.

The most atypical:

● Championship of Albania: Ferhan Hasani - North Macedonia

● Bosnia and Herzegovina: Krste Velkovski - North Macedonia

● Japan: Thomas Vermaelen - Belgium

● English League 1 (3rd division): Chris Gunter from " Charltona - Wales & Annecy Jakkola of Bristol Rovers - Finland

● English Ligue 2 (4th Division): Matt Smith Man City U-23 - Wales

 

17 Chelsea footballers featured at Euro 2020 

More than from any other team.

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This is a tournament record. Chelsea players are on 10 national teams: England, Germany, France, Croatia, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Wales, Scotland and Belgium. Following the winner of the Champions League are:

● Manchester City - 15

● Bayern - 14

● Juventus - 12

● Manchester United and Dynamo K - 11

 

14 years and 10 months

Joachim Loew leads the German national team - the longest of the coaches for Euro 2020

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The closest pursuers don't even have 10 years:

● France - Didier Deschamps (8 years and 10 months);

● Switzerland - Vladimir Petkovich (6 years and 10 months);

● Portugal - Fernando Santos (6 years and 8 months);

● North Macedonia - Igor Angelovski (5 years and 7 months);

● Sweden - Janne Anderson (4 years and 11 months);

● Ukraine - Andriy Shevchenko (4 years and 10 months);

● Belgium - Roberto Martinez (4 years and 10 months);

● Russia - Stanislav Cherchesov (4 years and 9 months);

● England - Gareth Southgate (4 years and 6 months);

 

17 years and 243 days

Kasper Kozlovsky - the youngest footballer of Euro 2020

Next on the list - Englishman Bellingham, German Musiala, Spaniard Pedri and two Ukrainians: Zabarny and Sudakov.

 

96.2% of the

national teams in Finland and Hungary are represented by players from outside the national championships.

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Finland and Hungary still have one player from the local championships. This is followed by:

● Austria and Belgium - 92.3%;

● Sweden and North Macedonia - 88.5%;

● Switzerland, Poland and Scotland - 84.6%;

● France and Wales - 80.8.

The smallest percentage of "legionnaires":

● England - 11.5% (Trippier, Bellingham, Sancho);

● Italy - 15.4% (Emerson, Florenzi, Veratti, Jorginho);

● Russia - 15.4% (Kudryashov, Golovin, Miranchuk, Cheryshev);

● Ukraine - 30.8% (Zinchenko, Sobol, Makarenko, Malinovsky, Bezus, Yarmolenko, Zubkov, Yaremchuk);

● Germany - 34.6% (Leno, Rudiger, Koch, Gosens, Kroos, Gundogan, Havertz, Werner, Volland).

 

Now the Euro can play ...

... even those who did not get into the final application of

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Previously, the Euro application could fit 23 players, but the modern tournament requires modern solutions. UEFA has prepared and released some covid additions to the regulations ahead of the tournament. You probably know that the rosters have been expanded to 26, so that the teams have more room to maneuver. But this is not the only measure. Player rosters may change before the tournament, and even during.

 

For example, in case of injury or serious illness, a player from the application can be replaced with another one before the starting match of the team for Euro, and goalkeepers can be changed after the first game.

 

In this case, any additional applications must be agreed, the diagnosis of the excluded player must be confirmed by the UEFA medical specialist. The number of such substitutions is not limited, the main thing is to fit into the deadline (for field players - before the start of the tournament). The regulations clearly state: the national team must go to the match if it has at least 13 players, including one goalkeeper. If 13 is not recruited, then you can even call those who are not included in the application 26.

A few days before the tournament, covid problems appear. So far, Spain is suffering the most. Sergi Busquets passed a positive test and disrupted the friendly match - since all the other players were at risk, they had to release the youth team for the game with Lithuania. And on the morning of June 9, it turned out that the defender Diego Llorente was also infected.



As a result, the coaches create a "plan B" - at the same time they assemble a squad of 17 players (there is Kep, but no Nacho, Saul and Aspas). All of them will come to the national team, but they will live in a "parallel bubble" without contact with the main team. In which case, any of them will be added.

 

A part-time Youtube blogger, a failed mortgage consultant ...

... and 7 more interesting facts about Euro stars

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In the summer of 2012, English defender Tyrone Mingsretirement was considered at age 19. The fact is that it was problematic for him to combine training with the work of a bartender and a mortgage consultant, but he still continued to perform. After 7 years, he achieved a call-up to the England national team.

 

Spain's left-back, Jordi Alba, only got a driver's license at 31 and started using his car. Before that, the Spaniard came to trainings by taxi or with the help of relatives and friends.

 

Dutchman Donnie van de Beck has been dating the daughter of the legendary Dennis Begkamp for several years, and he took the 34th number in Manchester United in honor of Ajax footballer Abelha, who had been in a coma for almost three years.

 

Until the age of 14, Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea was not a goalkeeper at all. He generally played mini-football, where he played the role of a forward. In those days, he pumped the game with his feet, which helps him in big football. He parried a lot of punches thanks to futsal skills.

 

In July 2020, the English “Birmingham” assigned the 22nd number for 17-year-old Jude Bellingham. Thus, the club thanked the talented guy for 10 years in the team. Bellingham became Birmingham's most expensive transfer - it was sold to Borussia Dortmund for € 25 million.

 

In 2012, Italian Federico Bernardeschi refused to star in a reality show about the life of promising Fiorentina players. They persuaded him for a long time, hinting that the captain should take part in the picture and that this would raise his recognition. “I just wanted to play football, I didn't think about the rest,” Federico recalled.

 

Black Spaniard Adam Traore has been famous for speed since a young age. To prevent the winger from being grabbed by the arms, the Wolverhampton coaching staff came up with the idea of ​​smearing them with baby oil. And it helped! Now the reactive footballer cannot be kept up, and he began to receive much fewer injuries due to fouls.

 

The star of the Netherlands national team Memphis Depay, in addition to football, is engaged in music. More than 500 thousand people have subscribed to his YouTube channel. The total number of video views has already exceeded 36 million.

 

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English defender Bukayo Saka spent his childhood on the street. To quickly send his son home, the father and brother had to lose his "battle" in the garden. Also, the future Arsenal player was famous for his excellent academic performance. His favorite subjects were business, mathematics and English. Saka passed all exams with good or excellent marks.

 

At a young age, Belgian Napoli star Dries Mertens nearly became a physical training teacher when he was expelled from Anderlecht due to his modest physical abilities. The player was saved by the coach of the youth team of Ghent, who took Mertens to the club of the third Belgian division.

 

Giorginio Wijnaldum is a cousin of Royston Drenthe, who in 2013 played 6 matches for Alania Vladikavkaz. As a child, the midfielder did not like football and was fond of acrobatics. Everything changed when his grandmother sent Giorginio to the Rotterdam Sparta school and accompanied him to all training sessions.

 

Belgian defender Tom Meunier, in his youth, combined the game in the third Belgian league with work at the factory. Tom is also very fond of painting, and in 2015 he developed a design for sun awnings for the American company Winsol.

 

 

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Since childhood, many have heard the saying “you will know a lot, you will soon grow old”, but we never took it seriously, because everything around seemed very interesting to us, and we wanted to learn as much as possible. However, as we grew up, we began to realize that some things we would rather never know at all. But since you are here, then you are ready to learn a little more about what others usually prefer not to talk about. These people do not include the tiktoker Adorian Deck, who has amassed 2 million subscribers with his disturbing facts videos. Adorian himself calls them "facts that will ruin your day", but this is not certain, but the fact that they will expand your horizons with unusual knowledge - definitely! Look, get new knowledge, and this ... do not be discouraged there 💛

 

“In the minds of everyone who knows you, there is a different version of you.”

10-15-39-1635079162361255643In fact, this simply means that each person perceives you differently, which is why they form your own image in their head, which is most likely different from yours. an image created in the head of another person.

 

“Night is the natural state of the universe. For a day, it is worth saying thank you to the nearby fireball. ”

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There are enough cosmic bodies in the Universe that are far from the stars, on which, perhaps, there was never a day.

 

"If you become the oldest of the people, by the time all of humanity has time to update, except yourself,"

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That your entire generation (and all previous ones) will already die, and new ones will come to replace it, in order to repeat the same cycle once again.

 

 

“If you try to remove the brain in its natural state, it will fall apart. When you see how scientists do it, it keeps its shape because they used chemicals to strengthen it. ”

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The brain is not as resilient as many are used to thinking.

 

"By law, cruise ships must have a morgue for passengers who inevitably die on every voyage."

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Perhaps the information about death on every voyage is a little exaggerated, but in fact this does not happen as infrequently as we would like.

 

“Hearing is the last feeling that disappears before death.”

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People in a coma are reported to retain their hearing ability, so doctors often recommend that visitors talk to people in a coma.

 

“In babies, molars (permanent) teeth are right under the eyes.”

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Naturally, we are not talking about all molars, but only about some of the teeth from the upper row, which will eventually replace the milk ones.

 

 

“Doctors once planned to remove what they thought was a tumor from a patient's lungs. It turned out that it was a pine twig growing in the lungs of this man. ”

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In 2009, doctors found a 5 cm long spruce twig in the lungs of a resident of Izhevsk Artyom Sidorkin. The man was hospitalized with lung cancer.

Doctors believe that the man could inhale the seed, and it sprouted in the lungs, while biologists say that this is impossible, and the twig got into the lungs entirely. In their judgment, biologists rely on the fact that a plant needs sunlight to grow, which, obviously, is not in the lungs.

The appearance of a twig in a man's lungs is still a mystery.

 

“Dogs like squeaky toys, because they look like frightened or injured prey.”

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Apparently, for the same reason, dogs instinctively violently shake toys from side to side in order to break the back of their toy prey.

 

"Once upon a time, sea scorpions the size of a great white shark lived on Earth

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Scientists came to this conclusion after finding fossilized remains, which were first discovered in 1844.

 

"During World War II, Japan dropped fleas infected with bubonic plague on China

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." Along with their experiments, the actions of the popular TV series "The Squid Game" will seem like a child's fairy tale.

According to information in Wikipedia, Detachment 731 was organized to prepare for bacteriological warfare, mainly against the Soviet Union, as well as against the Mongolian People's Republic, China and other states.

 

"At some period of life in the human body, on average, there is more than one skeleton, and all this is due to pregnancy"

10-15-40-16350792171250124417In the overwhelming majority of countries of the world there are more women than men, and this dry statistical conclusion follows from this information.

 

 

“The photo for your grave monument may have already been taken”

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No one ever knows which photo will be used to put it on the monument, so it may be the one that was already taken, and that you may have taken.

 

"Cannibalism is common among hamsters"

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You may have already heard that female hamsters can eat their cubs, but males living in the same cage can show this attitude towards each other.

Reportedly, males are not very fond of the company of other males, as they have to share the same territory with them, which leads to constant stress. Some hamsters solve this problem as described above.

 

“Trapped person syndrome is a syndrome in which you can only move your eyes while the rest of your body is paralyzed. In fact, you can go into a coma-like state and be aware of it. ”

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At the same time, people remain conscious and sensitive. With long-term preservation of the "locked-in person" syndrome, patients can be trained to transmit rather complex information with their eyes.

The causes of the development of the syndrome can be various disorders of the brain, diseases and some poisons.

 


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Throughout our lives, we often ask ourselves various questions and one of the most burning questions is: "What will happen if ...". Some do certain things to satisfy their curiosity and still answer it, while others simply become casual witnesses of amazing discoveries.

 

David Blaine's hands after spending 7 days underwaterDavid Blaine's hands after spending 7 days underwater

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What happens if tomato seeds sprout right inside the fruit

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What happens if someone with Raynaud's syndrome is outdoors in cold weather without gloves

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Here's What You See When You Cut a Golf Ball

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What happens if you store garlic in a vacuum package 

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What will happen if you play the game "Snake" on your phone to the end

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This is what happens if you drop your earphone on the beach - it will magnetise iron from the sand.

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"My foot after wearing a wet boot with a hole for 10 hours."

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"I accidentally left sparkling mineral water in the freezer and it happened."

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This is what happens if you don't comb your hair for years.

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"I accidentally forgot that I have a whole bag of grass seeds."

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What happens if you forget about cream cheese for a couple of weeks

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What happens to flowers after an ice storm

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A pattern that lightning can leave if it strikes the sidewalk

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What will you see if you remove a plant that should have been transplanted for a long time from a pot

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What happens if you use the same wooden chef's spoon for over 30 years

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"What the fluff roller looked like after I cleaned the blanket with it."

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An interesting effect of smoke hitting a sunbeam

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"I forgot about cooking sweet potatoes with marshmallows and it turned into this."

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