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.
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.
Italien Weltmeister 1982: I’ve previously posted this Italian stamp but here we have it used on a German cover showing the iconic image of Dino Zoff lifting the World Cup on which the design of the stamp is based, together with a matching first day of issue postmark. (Calcio: A History of Italian Football)