By Clemente A. Lisi
InA historical past of the area Cup: 1930-2014, Clemente A. Lisi chronicles this overseas phenomenon, delivering shiny debts of person video games from the tournament's origins in 1930 to trendy occasions. It includes a word list of phrases, records for every festival, pictures, and profiles of the main memorable—and controversial—figures of the game, together with Diego Maradona, Juste Fontaine, Franz Beckenbauer, Mario Kempes, Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane, and, after all, Pelé. notwithstanding different histories of the area Cup principally forget about the USA' contribution to the contest, this quantity highlights the growth of the yankee groups over the past a number of decades.
Updated with a brand new bankruptcy at the 2014 international Cup, profiles of these gamers who stood out within the newest pageant, and revised statistical details,A heritage of the realm Cup presents a desirable learn for fanatics of the game.
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