Sport: Hmmm

Does Russian football* differ from that played in other countries? Said the newspaper Soviet Sport last week:

"The moral quality that characterizes the tactical spirit of our football is high and inspired with a collective feeling of the game. Almost every one of our players, without hesitating, would pass the ball to his partner if that one had a slightly greater chance to make a goal. This is done, not only because of game discipline, but with a sense of internal satisfaction."

* A soccer-type game without much bodily contact.

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