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May 05, 2020
| ISBN 9781465490698
| 7-10 years
Oct 31, 2017
| ISBN 9781465463647
| 7-10 years
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May 05, 2020 | ISBN 9781465490698 | 7-10 years
Oct 31, 2017 | ISBN 9781465463647 | 7-10 years
A feast of soccer facts, plus everything you need to know about action on the field and behind the scenes at the stadium.This book is a visual guide to the world’s most popular game, From the rules of the game to the top tournaments – the information leaps right off the page! Learn about historic ball games and the birth of soccer. Study up on the laws of the game and the new technology that referees use to make vital decisions. See what it takes to run a club and keep the players in tip-top shape. There’s a chapter, too, on all the international trophies and tournaments, including the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Copa América, and the Olympic Games. This new edition includes updates to soccer’s roll of honor to include the latest tournament winners.Packed with vital tips and tricks, as well as astounding facts and mind-boggling stats, GOAL! is a winner!
Who is the greatest striker ever to play soccer? How do you do the Cruyff turn? Where is the perfect place is to put a penalty? How far do players run during a game?
Goal! doesn’t just tell you the answers—it shows you. With bright, imaginative infographics and eye-catching artworks, soccer facts leap off the page. Did you know that more than 40 million soccer balls are produced each year?! Packed with tips and tricks for playing the game, as well as astounding, mind-boggling stats—from the origins of soccer to the FIFA World Cup—it focuses on information that is sure to amaze any young soccer enthusiast.
Goal! is a vibrant, visual guide to everything you need to know about the world’s most popular game.
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