A unique guide to soccer–the “beautiful game” and the world’s most popular sport.
This is the guide for any fan who wants to know all about soccer–from World Cup winners to skills and techniques. With 265 million players worldwide and billions of viewers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, soccer really is the world’s best-loved sport.
Record breakers and national team profiles are listed for quick-fire mastery of soccer history. Results from recent tournaments, including the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017, offer the latest on soccer facts. Find information on the UEFA Champions League, UEFA European Championship, and Copa América.
Club shirts and memorabilia are pictured from years gone by, as are current trophies. Biographies of well-known players, from Lionel Messi to Zinedine Zidane, provide details of their careers. Read up on tricky tactics, refresh your soccer skills knowledge, and get a handle on the science and technology of the sport.
Prepare for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia with DK Eyewitness Books: Soccer, which is full of the facts you need to become a soccer expert.