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Kuper's segment on the Celtic v. Rangers rivalry is among the best in the book.
I would not be surprised if he agrees with part of my sentiment as I do think it feels a little bit like a younger writer finding his voice.
I enjoyed skimming through it and I look forward to reading it more in depth later.
Simon Kuper, who grew up in my birth country, the Netherlands, is a Financial Times journalist, who is perhaps my favorite writer, as he incorporates many elements into his soccer... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert Cohn
this book is great is how football is the most beautyfull sports in the world and how the passion of the sport wakes up the sentiments of the people.Published 4 months ago by Daniel Dirnfeld
great book, simon kuper delivers, very insightful especially the section on Argentinas 78 world cup win, what he says of the new globalized fan is very truePublished 14 months ago by ali
This book is more or less what I expected. I enjoyed skimming through it and I look forward to reading it more in depth later.Published 16 months ago by Reflected Glory
No es el mejor libro de Kuper. So libro habla principalmente de las experiencing del autor Cuando due November yPublished 21 months ago by Oscar Manuel Castanedo
Simon Kuper does it again with another great book that delves into the inner workings of the football (soccer) world. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Soccerkeno
If you think England's notorious soccer hooligans represent the worst expression of violent behavior in competitive soccer, read Soccer Against the Enemy. Read morePublished on September 25, 2010 by Mal Warwick
I recently became interested in soccer through watching the 2010 World Cup and seeing the sport's influence on the culture of so many different nations around the world. Read morePublished on August 1, 2010 by B. McEwan
Having read the author's Soccernomics first (which is not a light read), I expected a sweeping panorama (perhaps from a poli-sci point of view) of football-soccer and its often... Read morePublished on July 22, 2010 by M. E. Llorens