The football encyclopedia / Clive Gifford.
Publication year: 2020
Edition: Fully revised and updated edition.
Publisher: London : Kingfisher,
ISBN: 9780753445273 (pbk.) :
Previous edition: 2018.
Capturing the triumph and despair of key moments in world football, this book is packed with pictures and profiles of the world's most skillful footballers - old and new - from Beckham to Messi, Pelé to Ronaldo, Rooney to Neymar. Over 40 of the best international and national teams to have lit up the game are covered in detail, including Brazil, Manchester United, Barcelona and Spain. All the drama of the 'beautiful game' is fully analysed with dynamic full-spread photos and digital artworks that recreate famous moves and goals, while each chapter includes links to websites, providing a valuable access point to databases of players, international results, all the major tournaments, and club histories. Packed with the latest statistics on the 'beautiful game', including an updated report on EURO 16, this is a superbly detailed reference book for all the family.
144 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 28 cm + 1 wall chart (folded)
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