The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia

The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia

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The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia by Clive Gifford is the definitive guide to the world's most popular sport. From the sublime skills of Pele to the lifestyle of a professional soccer player, this gloriously illustrated book explores every aspect of the game. Freshly revised and updated, this is a world soccer book for the 2014 World Cup and beyond. State-of-the-art digital illustrations and stunning photographs bring to life all the key rules, tactics, set plays, and skills. As well as offering practical advice, this informative book also provides an insider's view of the history of the game, profiles of the great clubs, and facts about women's soccer teams and players. Comprehensive and visually thrilling, this book captures all the drama and the passion of a game that unites billions of people across the globe. Includes free World Cup poster for readers to fill in as the tournament progressesshow more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 215.9 x 276.86 x 22.86mm | 907.18g
  • Kingfisher
  • New York
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0753471671
  • 9780753471678
  • 384,740

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

About Mr Clive Gifford

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 more

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