Learn to Speak Fabio Capello

Learn to Speak Fabio Capello : A Boxtree Humour Phrase Book

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A new saviour is in town. Finally, you can throw away your Swedish Learn to Speak Eriksson phrasebooks, and start to learn the language and ways of the real Messiah of English football: Fabio Capello. Published to coincide with Capello's first competitive match, the World Cup qualifier against Andorra on 6 September 2008, Learn to Speak Capello will have you winning major European trophies in no time at all... in Italian!

Useful sections include:

How-to diagrams of real Italian hand gestures

Comprehensive glossary of Italian football terminology: how to tell catenaccio from a cucchiaio.

Translations of favourite football cliches, with accompanying illustrations: 'There are no easy games in international football'; 'I'm sure I can get the best out of Wayne Rooney; `Gael Clichy'
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 111 x 178 x 12mm | 95g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English, Italian
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 0752226770
  • 9780752226774
  • 1,950,280

About Tim Bradford

Tim Bradford is a writer, cartoonist and painter whose work regularly appears in the football magazine When Saturday Comes and the Guardian's sports section. He is also the author of two picaresque books about London, Is Shane MacGowan Still Alive? and The Groundwater Diaries: Trials, Tributaries and Tall Stories from Beneath the Streets of London.
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