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The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia

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Publisher Comments:

Soccer 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. 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. The great players, from Pele and Eusebio to Zidane, Maradona, and Mia Hamm, make an appearance, and a section on the great games relives the excitement of the most memorable encounters. A reference section includes a glossary, key statistics, and a guide to the best soccer websites. Comprehensive and visually thrilling, Soccer captures all the drama and the passion of a game that unites billions of people across the globe. Special Features: The definitive guide to all areas of the game, including rules, skills, tactics, great games, and famous players. Unique, state-of-the-art digital diagrams and illustrations. Stunning photographs throughout. A world soccer book for the 2010 World Cup and beyond. Cross-references, glossary, and web resources.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753463970
Author:
Gifford, Clive
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Soccer
Subject:
Reference - Encyclopedias
Subject:
General
Subject:
Soccer
Subject:
Children s-Sports General
Edition Description:
New Edition
Series:
Kingfisher Encyclopedias
Publication Date:
20100511
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Photographs and digital artwork througho
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.38 x 10.50 in
Age Level:
10-14

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