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FIFA marks 25th anniversary since Bulgaria’s 4th place at USA World Football CUP


FIFA world football magazine show dedicated its last episode on Bulgaria’s great success at the USA World Football Cup in 1994 a quarter of century ago. A FIFA TV crew visited Bulgaria and met with one of the heroes of the so-called “Bulgaria’s golden generation” Emil Kostadinov. Bulgaria had incredible football players and amazing coach at that time. Every member of the Bulgarian national football team was a strong character and we were very united on the football pitch. We were confident in our skills and football qualities and are very proud of our achievement. In the summer of 1994 we entered the Bulgarian football history, the legendary wing recalls. The episode dedicated to Bulgaria’s fourth place at the USA World Cup contains videos of the glorious moments at this World Cup, including Bulgaria’s first victory at World Football Cup, the emblematic victory against the defending World Champion Germany at the quarterfinals, etc.

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