Welcome in the country of Futbolophilija!
Each person, possibly, has a hobby. One collects ancient coins, another collects marks, the third - rare editions of books. The big distribution among fans of football has received footballphilia. Footballphil is a person who collects all about football: books, calendars-directories, to matches, badges, booklets, pendants, magazines, posters, tickets, various souvenirs etc. it is necessary to notice programs, that footballphilia all age are obedient.
In any business it is possible to be some kind of the professional. Is not an exception and footballphilia. Here too there are the names-legends not less well-known in football, than masters of a leather ball.
Who from fans does not know Konstantin Sergeevicha Yesenin's name? It, undoubtedly, it is possible to name footballphil at first number in the former USSR. Thanks to K.Esenina's diligence lists of "100 best snipers of the championships of the USSR" and "100 guardsmen of the higher league" have been created "Grigory Fedotova's Club". Now, by analogy of these clubs, in all countries of the former Soviet Union the clubs are created.
Konstantin has died, but business of the patriarch of football statisticans and collectors still lives. Business it was continued by Russians N.I.Travkin, P.N.Alyoshin and many other things. Many years in history of football of Siberia and the Far East open new pages M.A.Malenkov and A.A.Sapozhnikov (Barnaul), V.K.Eryomin (Khabarovsk), N.F.Kazantsev (Blagoveshchensk), V.F.Sarapulov (Novosibirsk) and others. Very fruitfully over history of Sankt-Peterburzhsky football J.P.Lukosjak works.
Numbers of footballphilies authorities in Ukraine are numerous. He is A.F.Kolomiets (Kiev), J.S.Lander and N.I.Bondar (Kharkov), V.V.Gnatyuk (Krivoi Rog), P.Shvab (Chernovtsy), V.V.Kazydub (Zhitomir), etc.
It is a lot of statisticans and historians of football and in Belarus: S.L.Vershinin (Gomel), A.M.Kozlov (Rechitsa/Gomel), I.Drozhdenjuk, A.Zaharik, A.A.Tomin (all - Minsk), S.Atanazevich (Моzyr), S.Goncharenko (Svetlogorsk), V.Majsjuk (Baranovichi), V.I.Krasnov (Mogilyov) and others.
Every year numbers of collectors and statisticans receive replenishment from among young fans of football.
Hundreds, thousand programs and books, badges and booklets, other editions "move" by mail from one city in another, from one republic in another, decorating and filling up footballphils collections . However, now considerably "costs a pretty penny" the increased international post tariffs. There is a small problem for beginners of the most interesting employment and in an establishment of communications with the same keen colleagues from other cities.
However, in a century of the Internet it is easily possible to find sites Russian and Ukrainian footballphils. And here Belarus in this question tails after. With that end in view also this Belarus project under the name "ФутболофилГомельщины" ("Footballphil of Gomel region") was created.
Let's get acquainted, colleagues on hobby.