The Glorious World Cup

The Glorious World Cup

A Fanatic’s Guide


Format
Paperback
Price
$12.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451230201
  • 144 Pages
  • NAL
  • Adult

Overview

Read Alan Black and David Henry Sterry’s posts on the Penguin Blog.



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 Cup gives 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
The Glorious World Cup

The Glorious World Cup

Alan Black, David Henry Sterry

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