IN Tokyo

About THE FooTNiK

A place where people from all over the world can interact through the language of Football!
In the opening day of the European Championships in England, June 8th 1996, the British pub, THE FooTNiK, was opened in Takadanobaba with this simple goal in mind.

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THE FooTNiK, why the name?

The “FooT” part is easy... it’s a British Pub! Of course there’s football! “NiK” isn’t as obvious. “Nik” is a Russian word meaning “related to”, “a companion to”, or “a lover of”. Famous examples are “Beatniks” (people of the ‘50s “Beat” Generation), “Refuseniks” (people refused permission to emigrate from the Soviet Union

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