The Glorious World Cup: A Fanatic's Guide

byAlan Black, David Henry Sterry

Paperback | May 4, 2010

The Glorious World Cup: A Fanatic's Guide by Alan Black
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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
Title:The Glorious World Cup: A Fanatic's GuideFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 8.35 X 5.5 X 0.42 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 8.35 X 5.5 X 0.42 inPublished:May 4, 2010Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0451230205

ISBN - 13:9780451230201

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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