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Ernie Brandts of the Netherlands scored a goal for each team and injured his own goalkeeper in a 1978 World Cup match against Italy. Liverpools Robbie Fowler was suspended for four games and fined for pretending to snort the white chalk endline while celebrating a goal. In 1970, after El Salvador defeated Honduras in a World Cup qualifying match, the two countries severed diplomatic relations, and a four-day “Soccer War” broke out, in which more than 10,000 people died. A 1995 match in South Africa between the host Moroka Swallows and the Qwa Qwa Stars was delayed after the visiting team accused the host of using magical powers against them. Soccer's Most Wanted™ features the most outrageous players, the oddest injuries, the strangest matches, the most fantastic finishes, the greatest champions, and the most inept teams. In short, it covers the best and worst moments in the history of world soccer. Die-hard fans as well as newcomers to the sport will enjoy this irreverent guide to soccer trivia.

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Ernie Brandts of the Netherlands scored a goal for each team and injured his own goalkeeper in a 1978 World Cup match against Italy. Liverpool's Robbie Fowler was suspended for four games and fined for pretending to snort the white chalk endline while celebrating a goal. In 1970, after El Salvador defeated Honduras in a World Cup qualifying match, the two countries severed diplomatic relations, and a four-day "Soccer War" broke out, in which more than 10,000 people died. A 1995 match in South Africa between the host Moroka Swallows and the Qwa Qwa Stars was delayed after the visiting team accused the host of using magical powers against them.

Synopsis:

Delivers little-known facts and funny anecdotes about soccer from the early days of the game to the present

Synopsis:

A hilarious and fact-filled snapshot of the most popular sport in the world. Delivers little-known facts and funny anecdotes about soccer from the game's early days to the present.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781574883657
Subtitle:
The Top 10 Book of Clumsy Keepers, Clever Crosses, and Outlandish Oddities
Author:
Snyder, John
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Soccer
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Soccer
Subject:
Trivia
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Brassey's Most Wanted
Series Volume:
8231
Publication Date:
20010901
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 0.88 lb

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Product details 304 pages Brassey's Inc - English 9781574883657 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Ernie Brandts of the Netherlands scored a goal for each team and injured his own goalkeeper in a 1978 World Cup match against Italy. Liverpool's Robbie Fowler was suspended for four games and fined for pretending to snort the white chalk endline while celebrating a goal. In 1970, after El Salvador defeated Honduras in a World Cup qualifying match, the two countries severed diplomatic relations, and a four-day "Soccer War" broke out, in which more than 10,000 people died. A 1995 match in South Africa between the host Moroka Swallows and the Qwa Qwa Stars was delayed after the visiting team accused the host of using magical powers against them.
"Synopsis" by , Delivers little-known facts and funny anecdotes about soccer from the early days of the game to the present
"Synopsis" by , A hilarious and fact-filled snapshot of the most popular sport in the world. Delivers little-known facts and funny anecdotes about soccer from the game's early days to the present.
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