The Soccer Book: The Teams, the Rules, the Leagues, the Tactics (DK Sports Guides) (Paperback)

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Discover everything about soccer — from the laws and tactics to the science and art of the "beautiful game."

With profiles of over 65 of the world’s best soccer nations, the biggest names in club soccer and key competitions, this is the ultimate visual guide to the world’s greatest sport. 

Inside the pages of this comprehensive and highly illustrated guide to soccer, you’ll find:

   ⃦ A fresh graphic style that illustrates everything from beach soccer to block tackles.
   ⃦ Stats and fact boxes that profile players, managers, fans, soccer trivia, national teams and clubs.
   ⃦ Special features that highlight great soccer matches, stadiums and soccer culture.
   ⃦ "Top 5" boxes that provide an alternative look at the best and worst of the game.

It’s a GOAL with The Soccer Book! From the history of soccer and the story behind the game to the World Cup and the delayed Euro 2020 championships, this record book reveals a fascinating story page after page.

Avid player, lifelong fan or armchair manager? It is the perfect book for die-hard soccer fans — old or new. The book’s eye-catching, step-by-step artwork and jargon-free text profiles everything soccer-related, like players’ roles, equipment, team formations, strategies and individual skills. Even more so, maps, quotes and statistics give you all the key facts on national teams, famous clubs and iconic players, as well as the greatest competitions around the world and of all time.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780744020540
ISBN-10: 0744020549
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: February 22nd, 2022
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: DK Sports Guides