Valery Gazzaev – The Ossetian Polymath

A polymath isnโ€™t usually a word you use to describe a person associated with football, but in Valery Gazzaevโ€™s case, an exception can definitely be made. Gazzaev scored more than a 100 goals as a player, made history as a manager, is often seen talking about reforms in Russian football and is a member of the Duma. Wherever the man goes, he makes an impact, which makes him one of the most revered figures in Russian football. Gazzaev was born in the Ossetian city of Ordzhonikidze (now … [Read more...]