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The Kingfisher soccer encyclopedia

Author: Clive Gifford
Publisher: New York : Kingfisher, [2018] ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fully Revised and Updated EditionView all editions and formats
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The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia captures the triumph and despair of pivotal moments in world soccer. Packed with pictures and profiles of the world's most skillful soccer players--old and new--from Beckham to Messi, Pele to Ronaldo, Rooney to Neymar. Over 40 of the best sides to have lit up the game are covered in detail, including the U.S's men's and women's teams, Brazil, Manchester United, Arsenal, and Spain.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Gifford
ISBN: 9780753473900 0753473909
OCLC Number: 1031000639
Notes: Includes glossary and index.
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Playing the game --
Soccer legends --
The brain game --
Great teams --
Soccer fortunes --
Competitions --
Reference.
Responsibility: Clive Gifford.

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The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia captures the triumph and despair of pivotal moments in world soccer. Packed with pictures and profiles of the world's most skillful soccer players--old and new--from Beckham to Messi, Pele to Ronaldo, Rooney to Neymar. Over 40 of the best sides to have lit up the game are covered in detail, including the U.S's men's and women's teams, Brazil, Manchester United, Arsenal, and Spain. 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.

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