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The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia

From the first soccer games to today's money-spinning global industry, the
book takes readers to the heart of a sport that is played and watched by millions of people around the world. It explains the key rules, skills, and tactics and examines issues in and around the game—;supporters, the media, and the demands of being a professional player. With profiles of the world's greatest teams and soccer's legendary players, from Alfredo di Stefano to Mia Hamm, every aspect of this world-class sport is covered comprehensively. Stunning 3-D digital artwork recreates some of the most famous moves and greatest goals in soccer history, while dramatic full-spread photographs capture the game's most memorable moments.
From the first soccer games to today's money-spinning global industry, the
book takes readers to the heart of a sport that is played and watched by millions of people around the world. It explains the key rules, skills, and tactics and examines issues in and around the game—;supporters, the media, and the demands of being a professional player. With profiles of the world's greatest teams and soccer's legendary players, from Alfredo di Stefano to Mia Hamm, every aspect of this world-class sport is covered comprehensively. Stunning 3-D digital artwork recreates some of the most famous moves and greatest goals in soccer history, while dramatic full-spread photographs capture the game's most memorable moments.

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Praise for The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia

Children's Literature

This comprehensive compilation of facts written by a soccer expert emphasizes modern professional soccer players but also explores historical precedents and amateur and youth competitors.

School Library Journal
A solid purchase where an all-encompassing encyclopedia is needed.
Children's Literature

This comprehensive compilation of facts written by a soccer expert emphasizes modern professional soccer players but also explores historical precedents and amateur and youth competitors.

School Library Journal
A solid purchase where an all-encompassing encyclopedia is needed.

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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.
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The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia

Kingfisher Encyclopedias
NYPL Books for the Teen Age, Books for the Teen Age, New York Public Library
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