The ultimate visual guide to the world's greatest sport.
Discover the world's best teams and biggest competitions with the ultimate visual guide to soccer, fully updated for the 2018 World Cup. Whether you are an active player, a lifelong supporter, or an armchair soccer manager, this book illustrates every aspect of the most popular sport in the world. From the history of soccer to the most recent tournaments, The Soccer Book reveals the story behind the game. Eye-catching step-by-step Illustrations and jargon free text explore the roles of players, equipment, team formations, strategies, and individual skills, while maps, quotes, and statistics give you all of the key facts on national teams, famous club sides, and iconic players, as well as the greatest competitions around the world.