By Bellos, AlexBy Lyttleton, BenIllustrated by Gerrell, Spike
Celebrate the greatest moments in football history with this collection of 50 true stories. Discover the greatest football moments of all time in this collection of 50 exciting stories, perfect for fans of Football School: Star Players. Who was the dog that found the stolen World... Cup? Which player was bought by a club for two freezers full of ice-cream? And what happened in the match that became known as the Miracle of Istanbul? Bringing together the best and most heartfelt moments in the game with some truly weird, wonderful and hilarious occurrences, this book is a must-read for any young football fan.Read more
Alex Bellos writes about maths and puzzles for the Guardian and is the bestselling author of Alex's Adventures in Numberland and Alex Through the Looking-Glass, as well as two mathematical colouring books. He has also written Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life, which was shortlisted for Sports Book of the Year, and he ghost-wrote Pele's bestselling autobiography. Ben Lyttleton is a journalist, broadcaster and football consultant. He is the author of Edge and Twelve Yards: The Art and Psychology of the Perfect Penalty and his football articles have been published in over 20 countries. He is a director of Soccernomics, a football consultancy that helps teams improve their performance. Spike Gerrell is a prolific cartoonist known for his spiky-nosed illustrations. His work has been published in the New Scientist, Independent, Times Educational Supplement and Guardian.
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