Sure, we'll wait for @oneniltothearsenal 's answer. If not we can draw a formation with a couple of words to see how the game goes?@harms @oneniltothearsenal @green_smiley
I'm sorry to say this, but I am unable to make it to our match today. I have become overloaded with work as I have a release this week, so I cannot spend time on other things anymore.
I know that I should have been able to get this done over the weekend, but I've been quite sick as well as dealing with tooth pain, so I've struggled to get down to doing the work.
Again, my apologies for wasting everyone's time. Just DQ me and let GS move on unless OneNil is willing to play in my place.
Once again, sorry for the inconvenience, and I'll try not to apply for drafts if I am unable to take the time off for it.
In that case, I can make up something quick on the spot then. We already have a formation graphic ready from way back; it just needs some accompanying words with it.
His jump and header was something special. He never marked opposition's attacker so closely, when the ball was in the air and going toward them. First, he always knew where the ball is going to fall, and then when he realized where the ball is going, he would start to run and then jumped (that gave him advantage in the air, because everybody else waited for the ball, and then jumped from the place they were standing all that time). Using all of these things (his jump, reading of the game, positioning), he was often superior in the air, even when he guarded much higher players.
One time, he had to go to the operation (they removed him one of his toenails). On the same day Partizan should play friendly match against one team from Sweden. Nobody thought that Čik will play (because doctors advised him to stay off the field for 7 days). But, he asked for the football shoes (one was for a number or two bigger than the other, since he had bandages on operated foot), got them, and played the whole match. He played on his standard level. After the match, the bandage on his operated foot was covered with blood, but he didn't complain (in fact, that wouldn't be known, if Bobek didn't notice). That's what kind of player was Čik.
Hungarian national team coach from '50s, Gusztáv Sebes, gave a statement, after seeing friendly game between Partizan and Honved, that before the game he couldn't decide who is better half player in Europe, Čajkovski or Bozsik. After the game he was completely sure that Čajkovski is the best half player in Europe.
Cajkovski was generally rated as the best center half in the world along with the likes of Bozsik and Ocwirk. Along with Beara & Vukas he was one of the leaders of a great Yugoslavian team reaching two Olympic finals and to quarter finals of WC 54. His status in world football was also confirmed by him getting selected for FIFA world XI to play a game against England in 1953 to celebrate 90th anniversary of FA.Čik had a lot of legendary duels with the opposition attackers, during his career, but one probably stands out from the others. Partizan was on the South-American tour and they had to play against Peñarol (beside other teams). The day of the game came, players came out on the field, referee was there, fans were there, but the start of the game was being postponed. Partizan players were wondering what is happening, and than they saw. 10-15 minutes after the game should start, the biggest star of Peñarol, Schiaffino, was coming on the field, with the crowd cheering like they were in trans. While he was coming on the field, Bobek said something to Čik, that probably struck the nerve. Čik was very eager to play, and he couldn't wait for the game start. Since the game started and right until the end, Schiaffino couldn't be found on the field. He was so outplayed by Čik, that he couldn't receive the ball for 15 minutes in a row. On top of that Čik dribbled, assisted and joined the attack. Miloš Milutinović later said that all Partizan players knew, that after that "movie star" entrance made by Schiaffino and Bobek's words, Čajkovski is going to be the best player on the field.
The best defensive right-back in USSR history. When the Soviet team found out that they were to play North Ireland in the qualifications, they immediately started a competition for a right-back place in the national side. The main question was, obviously, who is going to man-mark the best player in the world, George Best. 9 right-backs were chosen from all over the country for a trial and Dzodzuashvili proved to be the best. He studied Best for 6 months by watching the same 20-minute film over and over again, and when the time did come, he was prepared. He kept Best quiet that day, and in their next fixture Best was almost non-existent because of Dzodzuashvili’s man-marking skills. On the verge of success he also played personally against Dzajic - and for the first 20 minutes everything went wrong, Revaz was too confident and Dzajic was using it for his advantage. But after that he managed to get back in the game and Dzajic was well-handled by him for the next 70 minutes and also for the next 4 games, even Dzajic said that he was in Dzodzuashvili’s pocket in that games.