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The Complete Book of Soccer

About this Item

ISBN: 9781770857650
format: Hardcover
pages: 320
publisher: Firefly Books
pub. date: 2016-10-31

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The Complete Book of Soccer captures all of the exciting action, color and passion of the world's most popular sport, comprehensively telling the story of the game and its greatest exponents. It is packed with information about clubs and players around the world, statistics galore, and hundreds of fascinating archival images, and exciting color action photographs.

The book includes:

  • The top leagues, including Premier League, La Liga, Major League Soccer, Serie A, Brasileirao, Argentine Primera and Liga MX, as well as up-and-coming leagues
  • The most important world and regional competitions, including World Cup, Olympics, Champions League, UEFA European Championship, Copa del Rey, Confederations Cup, Africa Cup of Nations, Copa Libertadores, Copa América, Asian Cup, Women's World Cup
  • Profiles of every FIFA club from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, complete with club logos and colors
  • Profiles of national teams, including the star-making clubs like Germany, Argentina, Italy, Spain, Brazil, and Chile
  • The Premier League clubs, such as Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea, and more
  • Profiles of soccer's greatest players, past, present and future, as well as winning, losing and controversial managers
  • All of the most important historic and recent results and statistics.

The book tells the fascinating story of the game's origins and its circuitous evolution around the world into the game we know and love today. FIFA and simplified rules are included.

The Complete Book of Soccer has 320 pages packed with hundreds of photographs; league and club profiles; player biographies; facts and statistics; coverage of all of the world's major championships; and much more. It is essential for all soccer fans and no library should be without a copy. At just $40.00, it is an exceptional value too good to pass up.

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