Ultimate guide is not an exaggeration. This is a wonderful look at the history of soccer, its rules and players. There is information about all the National soccer teams in the world. The book has a great layout. There are images of many of the top players, including a few action shots.
This is perfect for soccer fans, non soccer fans, kids and adult. Its great for anyone who wants to learn more about one of the most popular games in the world. The 2010 World Cup will be hosted by South Africa. Depending on where you work, in a few months all talk may turn to soccer. This would be a great book to keep you in the conversation. Young soccer fans will love facts, the stats and the did you knows?
Read an excerpt
Also check out Pele, King of Soccer/Pele, El rey del futbol a great bilingual biography on soccer legend Pele by Monica Brown
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