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Author Lisi, Clemente Angelo, 1975-

Title A history of the World Cup, 1930-2010 / Clemente Angelo Lisi
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 475 pages)
Summary There is no sporting event more popular than the World Cup. For one month every four years, hundreds of millions of people around the world turn their attention to the tournament. People call in sick to work, fans pack into bars to watch games or stay home for days at a time glued to their TV sets, and even wars stop. Nothing else seems to matter. In A History of the World Cup: 1930-2010, Clemente Lisi chronicles this international phenomenon, providing vivid accounts of individual games from the tournament's origins in 1930 to modern times. It features a glossary of terms, statistics for eac
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 469) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject World Cup (Soccer) -- History.
Soccer -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0810877546 (electronic bk.)
9780810877542 (electronic bk.)