Clemente A. Lisi's A History of the World Cup: 1930-2014 PDF

By Clemente A. Lisi

There is not any wearing occasion extra well known than the realm Cup. For one month each 4 years, billions of individuals world wide flip their realization to the match. enthusiasts name in in poor health to paintings, pack into bars to observe video games, or remain domestic for days at a time glued to their television units. not anything else turns out to matter.

In A historical past of the area Cup: 1930-2014, Clemente A. Lisi chronicles this foreign phenomenon, supplying shiny bills of person video games from the tournament's origins in 1930 to trendy instances. It includes a thesaurus of phrases, records for every festival, photographs, and profiles of the main memorable—and controversial—figures of the game, together with Diego Maradona, Juste Fontaine, Franz Beckenbauer, Mario Kempes, Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane, and, in fact, Pelé. although different histories of the area Cup mostly forget about the USA' contribution to the contest, this quantity highlights the growth of the yank groups during the last numerous decades.

Updated with a brand new bankruptcy at the 2014 global Cup, profiles of these gamers who stood out within the most recent pageant, and revised statistical info, A heritage of the area Cup presents a desirable learn for fanatics of the game.

Show description

Read Online or Download A History of the World Cup: 1930-2014 PDF

Similar football books

New PDF release: My Son the Soccer Player: the secrets of the success of the

The Must-Have publication for football gamers, Coaches, lovers & mom and dad! by no means ahead of has there been a booklet that contained such “game altering” info. In “My Son the football participant” you’ll locate in-depth interviews jam-packed with striking suggestion and counsel directly from the fogeys of the best football gamers on the planet this present day.

Download PDF by Oliver Uschmann: Überleben beim Fußball: Expeditionen am Ball (German

Voll auf die Elf! Wer braucht schon intercourse? Die Null muss stehen! In diesem Buch kommt endlich die zweitwichtigste Nebensache der Welt voll zum Zuge. Wenn 10 Millionen kleine coach täglich über »die Rückkehr zum 4-4-2« oder die »Unsinnigkeit der Doppelbestrafung« reden, sofa Potatos not easy Headshaking praktizieren, der Spielertyp Pornoschnauzer vom Beau abgelöst wird, die kingdom über den philosophischen Ausbrüchen von Franz Beckenbauer brütet oder der Homo Sapiens sich in den Homo Südkurve verwandelt, kann nur noch einer dabei helfen, in der Welt des Fußballs zu bestehen.

Fútbol, Jews, and the Making of Argentina by Raanan Rein PDF

When you attend a football fit in Buenos Aires of the neighborhood Atlanta Athletic membership, you will probably pay attention the rival groups chanting anti-Semitic slogans. the reason is, the local of Villa Crespo has lengthy been thought of a Jewish district, and its football crew, membership Atlético Atlanta, has served as an street of integration into Argentine tradition.

Download e-book for iPad: If Only: An Alternative History of the Beautiful Game by Simon Turner

If in basic terms: an alternate historical past of the attractive online game is a fiercely unique counterfactual background of soccer. it is usually tempting to think within the grand sweep of historical past; to finish that the triumphs of football's maximum groups have been easily inevitable. the reality, in spite of the fact that, is that historical past can activate what look, at the start look, to be infinitesimally small occasions.

Additional info for A History of the World Cup: 1930-2014

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A History of the World Cup: 1930-2014 by Clemente A. Lisi


by Christopher
4.0

Rated 4.50 of 5 – based on 38 votes