The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia (Kingfisher Encyclopedias) (Hardcover)
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Discover everything you need to know about soccer with this fully revised and updated edition of The Soccer Encyclopedia.
This in-depth book is the ultimate guide to soccer around the world. It's packed with pictures and profiles of the world's most skilful players—old and new—from Luka Modric and Lucy Bronze to Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo, and many more. Over 40 of the best international and national teams to have lit up the game are covered in detail, including the US Women's National Team, the US men's team, France, Brazil, Manchester United, and Barcelona.
All the drama of the "beautiful game" is fully analyzed with all-action photos and digital artworks that recreate famous moves and goals, while each chapter includes links to websites, providing a valuable access point to databases of players, international results, all the major tournaments, and club histories. Includes in-depth coverage of every aspect of soccer, including rules and skills; fans and the media; coaches and tactics. Packed with the latest statistics from around the globe, this is a superbly detailed reference book for all the family.
About the Author
Clive Gifford is an award-winning author of more than fifty books on the subjects of sports and soccer. His previous titles for Kingfisher include The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia, Soccer Skills, Summer Olympics, and Soccer.