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When the World Cup began in 1930, only 13 teams participated. Now it involves more than 200 countries, and has truly become the international competition it was intended to be. Containing 30 facsimile pieces of rare memorabilia sure to delight fans, The Treasures of the World Cup tells the story of this quadrennial festival. Along with an authoritative account of all 19 tournaments and a preview of Brazil 2014, it includes features on the superstars, memorable moments for each of the finals, maps of the venues, and results boxes.
 
Facsimile items include: soccer programs, match tickets, posters, stickers, postcards, and correspondence gathered from the National Football Museum and other private collections around the world.

Synopsis:

Containing 30 facsimile pieces of rare memorabilia sure to delight fans, The Treasures of the World Cup tells the story of this quadrennial festival. Along with an authoritative account of all 19 tournaments and a preview of Brazil 2014, it includes features on the superstars, memorable moments for each of the finals, maps of the venues, and results boxes.

About the Author

Keir Radnedge has been covering soccer for more than 40 years and written countless books on the subject, from tournament guides to comprehensive encyclopedias. His journalism career included the Daily Mail for 20 years, as well as the Guardian and other national newspapers and magazines in the UK and abroad. He is a former editor of World Soccer, generally recognized as the premier English-language magazine on global soccer. He has been a regular analyst for BBC radio and television, Sky Sports, and US cable TV channel CNN. He also edited a tournament newspaper at the FIFA World Cup tournaments of 1982, 1986, and 1990, as well as at Euro 96, and scripted video reviews of many soccer tournaments.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781780973944
Author:
Radnedge, Keir
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Author:
Hurst, Geoff
Subject:
Soccer
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Soccer
Edition Description:
slipcase/hardcover
Publication Date:
20140331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
235 color and b/w photos
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9.75 x 11 in

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"Synopsis" by , Containing 30 facsimile pieces of rare memorabilia sure to delight fans, The Treasures of the World Cup tells the story of this quadrennial festival. Along with an authoritative account of all 19 tournaments and a preview of Brazil 2014, it includes features on the superstars, memorable moments for each of the finals, maps of the venues, and results boxes.
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