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Messi: The Inside Story of the Boy Who Became a Legend

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Publisher Comments:

Still only 24, Lionel Messi is on course to become the greatest soccer player of all time. The 2009 and 2010 FIFA Player of the Year, he is fast, elusive, and mesmerizing. Nominated by Maradona as successor to his No. 10 Argentina shirt, he is already set for football divinity.

Luca Caioli draws on numerous exclusive testimonies to tell Messi's story: his parents and extended family; his coaches at Grandoli and Newell's Old Boys; Rjikaard and Zambrotta from Barcelona; Jorge Valdano and many others from Argentina, Manchester City's Pablo Zabaleta and ex-Chelsea defender Asier del Horno. In the final chapter Messi himself sizes up his life so far.

Updated to include the 2011 Champions League Final, when everyone, including the opposition, applauded Messi and his team, Messi is a brilliant, insightful and revealing portrait of football's most exciting player and a must-read for all true fans of the game.

Synopsis:

Revised and updated to include Messi's record breaking 2010-2011 season and 'that' match, the 2011 Champions League Final.

About the Author

Luca Caioli is a renowned Italian sports journalist who crafted his reputation at ITV in Britain, and as chief editor of Euronews TV in France. He settled in Spain five years ago where he is a correspondent for SKY Italia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781906850395
Subtitle:
The Inside story of the Boy Who Became a Legend
Author:
Caioli, Luca
Publisher:
Icon Books
Subject:
Soccer
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Publication Date:
20120320
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 in

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