Football World: History of Football

James Nixon

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Franklin Watts

9781445155616
32
Synopsis

Find out how the game developed from a medieval kick-about on the streets into the most popular sport on the planet. Football has come a long way from its roots in the Middle Ages to the professional sport it is today. This complete story of football shows you the game's most legendary players and some of the greatest teams in history.

The Football World series takes a broad look at football on the world stage, covering players, leagues, competitions and the history of football. Each title includes statistics and fun facts and is perfect for football fans aged 8 and up who want to know it all.