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The Glorious World Cup,9780451230201

The Glorious World Cup

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ISBN13:

9780451230201

ISBN10:
0451230205
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
5/4/2010
Publisher(s):
NAL Trade
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This is the edition with a publication date of 5/4/2010.
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Summary

A guide to the biggest sporting event in the world-for those who like their soccer with a side of kick-ass. The teams, the fans, the goals, the saves, the divas, the divers, the myths, the madness-they're all part of the world-wide spectacle that is soccer's ultimate tournament, and they're all here in this turbo­charged guide. Packed with trivia, tall tales, stats, quizzes, and photos, The Glorious World Cupgives readers: •Famous player profiles •Villains, heroes, hooligans, and hard men •On-field glory and off-field indiscretions •Underdogs, overachievers, maniacs, and miracles •Commentary from famous fans-including Irvine Welsh, Po Bronson, and Simon Kuper •A look back at the greatest World Cup finals

Author Biography

Alan Black is the author of the soccer memoir Kick the Balls and manages San Francisco's Edinburgh Castle Pub.
David Henry Sterry is the bestselling author of Chicken. He lives in San Francisco.


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