By Clemente A. Lisi
InA historical past of the realm Cup: 1930-2014, Clemente A. Lisi chronicles this foreign phenomenon, offering brilliant debts of person video games from the tournament's origins in 1930 to fashionable occasions. It incorporates a word list of phrases, facts for every pageant, images, 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, in fact, Pelé. although different histories of the area Cup principally forget about the USA' contribution to the contest, this quantity highlights the growth of the yankee groups during the last numerous decades.
Updated with a brand new bankruptcy at the 2014 international Cup, profiles of these gamers who stood out within the most modern festival, and revised statistical details,A heritage of the realm Cup presents a desirable learn for enthusiasts of the game.
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