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Soccer stories : anecdotes, oddities, lore, and amazing feats

Author: Donn Risolo
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking readers as far afield as the Faeroe Islands, Thailand, Madagascar, Belarus, Bhutan, and the North Pole, the selections in Soccer Stories range from the strange (Brazilian players paid in cattle by their cash-strapped club) to the wild (the Mexican prison warden who threw open all the cell doors in celebration of a World Cup victory) to the comical (the referee who ejected himself). Here is the plane crash  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Risolo, Donn.
Soccer stories.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010011139
(OCoLC)555650079
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donn Risolo
ISBN: 9780803233959 0803233957 1283050889 9781283050883
OCLC Number: 704277292
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 389 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; 1. Everyone, Everywhere; 2. History; 3. World Cup; 4. Misbehavior; 5. Soccer, War, and Peace; 6. America; 7. Referees; 8. Coaches; 9. Superlatives; 10. Snafus; 11. Tragedies; 12. Only in Soccer; Bibliographic Essay.
Responsibility: Donn Risolo.

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Arguably the world's most popular sport, soccer has its own colourful lore. This book offers the perfect opportunity to catch up on soccer's rich history - and to discover some of the funniest, most  Read more...

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