Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Cartoons and Diagrams, Part Four

Cartoon I:

Photo From: Onze-Mondial, Issue 13, February 1990

Explanation: This cartoon shows Romanian Dictator Nicoale Ceaucescu and a Romanian Officer playing Mini Fussball with Dinamo Bucharest labeled on the side. Dinamo Bucharest were on the patronage of Romania’s State Security at the time.

Cartoon II:

Photo From: Guerin Sportivo, October  18-24, 1989

Explanation: This cartoon references the Chilean goalkeeper Roberto Rojas’ fake injury during the World Cup qualifier vs. Brazil on September 3, 1989. The cartoon exaggerates the incident by showing him faking his death.

Cartoon III:

Photo From: Don Balon, Issue 140, June 13, 1978

Explanation: This cartoon references the incident involving Spain national team players Dani Ruiz (Athletic Bilbao) and Enrique Castro Quini (Sporting Gijon) in 1978.
While in their training camp for the World Cup, to relieve boredom they decided to go hunting and borrowed guns from one of their guards. However, after hearing the first shot, the Team’s security came and dispersed the players from the area.

Cartoon IV:

Photo From: France Football, Issue 1995, July 3, 1984

Explanation: This cartoon shows the departing France national team manager Michel Hidalgo handing over Michel Platini to new National Team manager Henri Michel.

Cartoon V:

Photo From: France Football, Issue 2541, December 20, 1994

Explanation: This cartoon references Hristo Stoichkov’s volatile behavior. Prior to him being awarded the Ballon d’Or, he asks ‘What will they invent to calm me down?’

Cartoon VI:

Photo From: Foot Magazine, Issue 9, January 1982

Explanation: A cartoon of Belgium and Anderlecht’s Frankie Vercauteren.

Cartoon VII:

Photo From: Start1982_aug2_№31-32

Explanation: This shows the 1982 World Cup’s victorious Italian Manager Enzo Bearzot with his trademark smoking pipe.

Cartoon VIII:

Photo From: El Gráfico Nª 3.271  15-06-1982

Explanation: This diagram shows Pele’s famous near miss (June 17, 1970, World Cup, Brazil 3-Uruguay 1)

Cartoon IX:

Photo From: El Gráfico Nª 3.271  15-06-1982

Explanation: This diagram shows Carlos Alberto’s famous goal (June 21, 1970, World Cup, Brazil 4-Italy 1)

Cartoon X:

Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer (special thanks to Daniel Antonio Escobar Riquelme)

Explanation: This cartoon shows Brazil’s Careca at Napoli with Diego Maradona.

Cartoon XI:

Photo From: France Football, Issue 1915, December 21, 1982
(Drawn by Dero)

Explanation: This references Osvaldo Ardiles’ indifferent form while on loan at Paris St. Germain. It shows PSG President Francis Borelli telling journalists that Ardiles never played at PSG, it was a clone.

Cartoon XII:

Photo From: France Football, Issue 2130, February 3, 1987 (Originally appeared in Daily Mail by Mahood)

Explanation: This cartoon references Manchester United’s Norman Whiteside’s tough personality. It shows him caged to be released for training.

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