Couldn't the authors have afforded a proofreader?
Also really enjoyed the wittiness of the book, makes it so much more pleasurable to read than some other guides I have come across [yes i am a soccer fanatic..!].
It's well written, has a great description on the players, spiced with funny, goofy, sometimes ironic comments.
I'm a newbie to World Cup Soccer and this book was a great investment because not only did it educate me about the "beautiful game" but it also provided excellent insight into each... Read morePublished on July 7, 2010 by Tony Maglunog
i was really hoping for a something a little more in depth than a seeming overview not much different than the CIA Fact book. Read morePublished on June 14, 2010 by R. Shaw
Not bad, but kind of shallow. Seems to be designed for the American fan who doesn't know much. More in-depth analysis would have been welcome. Decent overview, but that's about it.Published on June 7, 2010 by G. Jansen
Maybe I was just thrown off by the title, but I thought the book would have a lot more integrated information on soccer and geopolitics. Read morePublished on June 3, 2010 by C. Dougherty
Overall I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. Apart from the odd typo or mistake the sassy approach the authors take made reading this book a blast. Read morePublished on May 23, 2010 by A. Crane