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Richie McCaw holding the Webb Ellis Cup given to the Rugby World Cup winners

New Zealand won the Rugby World Cup 2015 defeating Australia in the final 34-17. Dan Carter was a great protagonist with his penalty kicks, conversions and even a drop kick. Richie McCaw becomes even more a legend after leading the All Blacks to two consecutive World Cup wins.

At the Brighton Community Stadium in Brighton what is perhaps the biggest surprise in the rugby history happened today. In this busy Saturday in the Rugby World Cup, Japan has in fact defeated South Africa 34-32. It really is an outstanding achievement because the South Africans were by far the favorites and on paper they were supposed to easily defeat the Japanese.

Dino Zoff in Italy - England at the football European Championship 1980

Dino Zoff was born on February 28, 1942 in Mariano del Friuli, Italy. He’s one of the greatest football goalkeepers of all time. At 40 he was the captain of the Italian team that won 1982 football World Cup.

Enzo Bearzot with the President of Italy Sandro Pertini after the 1982 World Cup Final

Enzo Bearzot, a legend of football particularly remembered as manager of Italian national football team, died this morning. Today we lose a symbol of a different football, a manager always up to the challenge but without big vocal displays, a man who won what he won focusing on the moral strength of players united to achieve a purpose.