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Czechoslovakia - Beautiful football stamp issued as part of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics set. 

Czechoslovakia - Beautiful football stamp issued as part of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics set

Czechoslovakia 1958 - World Cup in Sweden. Designed by Jan Cerny.

Czechoslovakia 1958 - World Cup in Sweden. Designed by Jan Cerny.

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footballphilately: New: World Cup 2014 Football Philately Special
The World Cup is upon us and thirty-two nations are competing for football’s biggest prize. To mark this great global sporting event Football Philately presents for your delight a look back into the philatelic history of each participating nation to try and identify the first World Cup stamps each of them issued. Check it out.

footballphilatelyNew: World Cup 2014 Football Philately Special

The World Cup is upon us and thirty-two nations are competing for football’s biggest prize. To mark this great global sporting event Football Philately presents for your delight a look back into the philatelic history of each participating nation to try and identify the first World Cup stamps each of them issued. Check it out.

footballphilately: Bulgarian Football Anniversaries featuring Cherno More, Slavia Sofia, CSKA Sofia, Botev Plovdiv and Levski Sofia.

footballphilately: Bulgarian Football Anniversaries featuring Cherno More, Slavia Sofia, CSKA Sofia, Botev Plovdiv and Levski Sofia.

Mario Camposeco - Guatemalan Football Legend

Is he the only footballer to have a club named after him? Namely his hometown team Club Social y Deportivo Xelajú Mario Camposeco.

Cyrille Regis of Coventry City takes on Tottenham Hotspur’s Osvaldo Ardiles and Chris Hughton in the 1987 FA Cup Final.
New on Football Philately: The FA Cup stamps of the small Scottish island of Davaar

Cyrille Regis of Coventry City takes on Tottenham Hotspur’s Osvaldo Ardiles and Chris Hughton in the 1987 FA Cup Final.

New on Football Philately: The FA Cup stamps of the small Scottish island of Davaar

Stamps & foot are cool! Yes of course we know and it’s just been confirmed by The Guardian’s font of nerdvana @TheKnowledge_GU.
Football and Philately: Andreas Herzog outshines Zlatan Ibrahamovic
In the entertaining and stamptastic 13th November 2013 edition of The Knowledge, our sister blog Football Philately is referenced a number of times and described as "the nirvana of football-stamp fusion" and "one of the world wide web’s hidden gems".So go ahead click through to The Knowledge and find out how and why in this instance Zlatan has been left in another footballer’s wake. 

Stamps & foot are cool! Yes of course we know and it’s just been confirmed by The Guardian’s font of nerdvana @TheKnowledge_GU.

Football and Philately: Andreas Herzog outshines Zlatan Ibrahamovic

In the entertaining and stamptastic 13th November 2013 edition of The Knowledge, our sister blog Football Philately is referenced a number of times and described as "the nirvana of football-stamp fusion" and "one of the world wide web’s hidden gems".So go ahead click through to The Knowledge and find out how and why in this instance Zlatan has been left in another footballer’s wake. 

Brazil - Tribute to the World Cup 1970
An *ahem* artistic tribute to the Brazilian stamp that was issued as a tribute to the 1970 World Cup tournament that was held in Mexico.

Brazil - Tribute to the World Cup 1970

An *ahem* artistic tribute to the Brazilian stamp that was issued as a tribute to the 1970 World Cup tournament that was held in Mexico.

Brazil - Centenary of Fluminense 1902-2002
New on Football Philately: The Football Stamps of Brazil - Part 1 World Cups and Pele (via footballphilately)

Brazil - Centenary of Fluminense 1902-2002

New on Football Philately: The Football Stamps of Brazil - Part 1 World Cups and Pele (via footballphilately)

Club Alianza Lima of Peru
The Peruvian postal authorities issued a special commemorative stamp in 2001 to celebrate the centenary of Alianza Lima. As part of their centenary celebrations their home ground the Estadio Alianza Lima was renamed the Estadio Alejandro Villanueva in honour of one their most important players.

Club Alianza Lima of Peru

The Peruvian postal authorities issued a special commemorative stamp in 2001 to celebrate the centenary of Alianza Lima. As part of their centenary celebrations their home ground the Estadio Alianza Lima was renamed the Estadio Alejandro Villanueva in honour of one their most important players.

Bobby Moore - England’s World Cup winning captain immortalised on a British stamp (via football philately)
more British football stamps

Bobby Moore - England’s World Cup winning captain immortalised on a British stamp (via football philately)

Lokomotiv Sofia anniversary stamps issued to commemorate the club’s 50th birthday in 1979 and 80th birthday in 2009. (via footballphilately)

AC Milan - Campione d’Italia 1992/93 (via footballphilately)

AC Milan - Campione d’Italia 1992/93 (via footballphilately)

Österreich 100 Jahre Fussballmeisterschaft
100 years of the Austrian Football Championship 1911-2011
Unusual Austrian Football Stamps (via  footballphilately)

Österreich 100 Jahre Fussballmeisterschaft

100 years of the Austrian Football Championship 1911-2011

Italian Panini stamp first day cover

Italian Panini stamp first day cover

(Source: footballphilately.com)