The Kingfisher soccer encyclopedia

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The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia by Clive Gifford is the definitive guide to the world's most popular sport. From the sublime skills of Pele to the lifestyle of a professional soccer player, this gloriously illustrated book explores every aspect of the game. Freshly revised and updated, this is a world soccer book for the 2014 World Cup and beyond.

State-of-the-art digital illustrations and stunning photographs bring to life all the key rules, tactics, set plays, and skills. As well as offering practical advice, this informative book also provides an insider's view of the history of the game, profiles of the great clubs, and facts about women's soccer teams and players.

Comprehensive and visually thrilling, this book captures all the drama and the passion of a game that unites billions of people across the globe.

Includes free World Cup poster for readers to fill in as the tournament progresses

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display_description Covers the sport's rules, skills, fans and the media, coaches, and tactics, and offers profiles of the top players and teams. From the first soccer games to today's money-spinning global industry, the book takes readers to the heart of a sport that is played and watched by millions of people around the world. It explains the key rules, skills, and tactics and examines issues in and around the game--supporters, the media, and the demands of being a professional player. With profiles of the world"s greatest teams and soccer"s legendary players, from Alfredo di Stefano to Mia Hamm, every aspect of this world-class sport is covered comprehensively. Stunning 3-D digital artwork recreates some of the most famous moves and greatest goals in soccer history, while dramatic full-spread photographs capture the game"s most memorable moments.
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