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A History of the World Cup - by Clemente A Lisi (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 576

Genre: Sports + Recreation

Sub-Genre: Soccer

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Age Range: Adult

Author: Clemente A Lisi

Language: English

TCIN: 77892809
UPC: 9781538108321
Item Number (DPCI): 247-63-7174

Description

There is no sporting event more popular than the World Cup. For one month every four years, billions of people around the world turn their attention to the tournament. Fans call in sick to work, pack into bars to watch games, or stay home for days at a time glued to their TV sets. In A History of the World Cup: 1930-2018, Clemente A. Lisi chronicles this international phenomenon, providing vivid accounts of individual games from the tournament's origins in 1930 to modern times. In addition, the book features statistics for each competition, photos, and profiles of the most memorable-and controversial-figures of the sport, including Diego Maradona, Juste Fontaine, Franz Beckenbauer, Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane, Miroslave Klose, and Pel�. This new edition includes coverage of the FIFA corruption scandal, the use of video technology, a profile of 2018 Golden Ball winner Luka Modric, revised statistical information, and memorable moments from the 2018 tournament. Comprehensive yet highly readable, A History of the World Cup is a wonderful book for fans of the beautiful game.
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