Books shelved as soccer-history: Soccernomics by Simon Kuper, Africa United: Soccer, Passion, Politics, and the First World Cup in Africa by Steve Bloomf...
The Ball is Round: A Global History of Football – David Goldblatt. Definitely one of the football books to read if you are interested about the history of the game (soccer). With almost 1,000 pages, it posses an extensive journey through the subject. Released: 2008.
Goldblatt has by far has written the only book that is a cover to cover global history of the game of soccer. It is a game that he states of pleasure a it is for play without barriers between rich and poor. In essence, it is an international phenomenon that continues to evolve as more young and old continue to play the game.
The book that I read was The Ball is Round: A Global History of Soccer by David Goldblatt, a great soccer book for all soccer player and soccer fans. I started reading this book a years ago when I finished reading a Michael Jordon book and I was interested in sport books. When i saw this book a year ago I was thinking of the last Goodreads book review and thought about the basketball book that I read and now, I started reading a soccer book about the best history of soccer.
A great overview of soccer history. Reviewed in the United States on February 23, 2001. Unlike other soccer books which can be narrow in scope and range, Murray's book attempts to take us beyond the borders of South America and Europe and examines soccer all over the world.
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