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The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia

Euro 2024 edition with FREE poster

May 7, 2024 | Children's hardcover
ISBN: 9780753480441
$28.99
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Description

Fully updated ahead of EURO 2024 and with a fill-in results wallchart to accompany the tournament, The Soccer Encyclopedia brings you all the latest information, stats, and facts from the world of soccer.

Read about superstar players, from Lionel Messi and Aitana Bonmatí to Erling Haaland and Jude Bellingham. Follow your favorite teams in the NWSL, the MLS, and around the globe. And get the lowdown on the greatest tournaments and competitions, from the Copa América to the FIFA Women's and Men's World Cups.

The book now features expanded material on women's soccer, one of the world's fastest-growing sports. It's packed with pictures and profiles of the world's most skilful players--old and new--from Sam Kerr to Mohamed Salah, Kylian Mbappé to Megan Rapinoe, and Harry Kane to Neymar. Over 50 of the best sides to have lit up the game are covered in detail, including the U.S. women's and men's teams, Brazil, Manchester City, and Real Madrid. Soccer fans will get the key information about the top tournaments and leagues around the world, including the English Premier League, the CONCACAF Gold Cup, and the Copa Libertadores.

All the drama of the "beautiful game" is fully analyzed with dynamic full-spread photos and artworks that recreate famous moves and goals, and there is in-depth coverage of every aspect of soccer, including rules and skills; fans and the media; coaches and tactics. Packed with the latest statistics and fully updated for this new edition, this is a superbly detailed reference book for all the family.

About this Author

Clive Gifford is an award-winning author who has written hundreds of articles and over eighty non-fiction books. For Kingfisher, Clive's titles include Football --The ultimate guide to the beautiful game, Football Skills, Olympics, 10 Explorers Who Changed the World, How the World Works and Think Again! He has received commendations from the Smithsonian Museum in the US and received a Times Educational Supplement Information Book of the Year award. A life-long supporter of the London team Queens Park Rangers, he has also been a football coach and contributed to various football fanzines. Clive lives in Manchester.

ISBN: 9780753480441
Format: Children's hardcover
Pages: 144
Publisher: Kingfisher
Published: 2024-05-07

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