The Ball is Round

The Ball is Round : A Global History of Football

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A definitive history of global football.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 992 pages
  • 153 x 234 x 42mm | 973g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New ed.
  • Illustrations, ports
  • 0141015829
  • 9780141015828
  • 111,270

About David Goldblatt

David Goldblatt was born in 1965 and inherited, for his sins, Tottenham Hotspurs from his father. His books include Social Theory and the Environment, Global Transformations and the World Football Yearbook. He currently lives in Bristol, the Bermuda triangle of football prowess, where he spreads his affections amongst Spurs, Bristol Rovers and Bristol City.
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1,977 ratings
4.15 out of 5 stars
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4 33% (659)
3 16% (316)
2 5% (90)
1 1% (27)
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