Soccer around the World: A Cultural Guide to the World's Favorite Sport

Editor/Author Parrish, Charles and Nauright, John
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 978-1-61-069302-8
Category: Arts & Leisure - Sports
Image Count: 41
Book Status: Pending
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Distinguished authors and sports authorities, Charles Parrish and John Nauright, examine how soccer impacts societies worldwide by shaping national identities, providing common ground for diplomatic issues, and forging economic and social development.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Timeline of Important Events in Soccer History
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Cameroon
  • Egypt
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Mexico
  • The Netherlands
  • Nigeria
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Appendix 1: Additional Iconic Clubs from around the World
  • Appendix 2: Additional Legendary Players from around the World
  • Selected Bibliography
  • About the Authors