The Official History of the FIFA World CupTM

Carlton Books - Look back at all 20 world cup tournaments, fervent following, impact, starting from the very first game, in the only officially endorsed history from FIFA!   No event in the sporting world can rival the glamor, and universal appeal of the FIFA World Cup™. Packed with stunning photography, and statistics, this unique book tells behind-the-scenes stories, analyzes the legendary matches, official documents, and features the biggest stars as well as many lesser-known players.

. It’s a must-read for soccer fans around the world. Authoritative and comprehensive, the official History of the FIFA World Cup reviews every tournament since the games were inaugurated in Uruguay in 1930 .





2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM The Official Book

Carlton Books - Packed with stunning photography and expert analysis of each of the 32 teams, and its prospects in the finals, its star players, this official book is essential for soccer fans everywhere. Get ready! prepare for the 2018 world cup in russia with the most authoritative and comprehensive preview of soccer’s greatest tournament!  Officially licensed by FIFA—world soccer’s governing body.

Whether you’re watching the games live in russia, or with friends at a club, bar, in front of a television at home, or FIFA World Cup Fan Zone, this is the tournament preview for you. It features a guide to all 12 stadiums and 11 host cities, a history of the FIFA World Cup, and a tournament progress chart to complete as competition progresses.





1000 Football Clubs: Teams, Stadiums, and Legends of the Beautiful Game

Universe - Rizzoli publications. Full of engaging stories behind team traditions and statistics detailing important achievements, and events, players, 1000 Football Clubs is a must-read for any football fan and a most useful survey for anyone who needs to understand the sport considered the world’s favorite and whose popularity continues to grow exponentially in North America.

Each football club is a culture unto itself with fans comprising an extended family of shared memory, glorious victories, and camaraderie. This superbly illustrated volume is the fan’s most comprehensive insight into 1, 000 football clubs a. K. A. From every continent, both professional and collegiate, soccer teams, illustrating each club’s history and what it means to support their team.

1000 Football Clubs: Teams, Stadiums, and Legends of the Beautiful Game - Revised edition, 000 illustrations and more than 1, featuring 1, Updated 2019The most in-depth guide to soccer clubs around the world, 000 teams from 100 countries. Included are key details from both men’s and women’s leagues, such as team colors, coats of arms, stadium details, club songs, shirt designs, impactful coaches, legendary players, mottos, the most memorable victories and defeats—in short, this is the ultimate trivia guide for any fan passionate about the "Beautiful Game.

For the die-hard supporter, a football club goes beyond just rooting for the home team.





The Ball is Round: A Global History of Soccer

Riverhead Books - Riverhead Books. New Rizzoli publications.





World Cup 2018: The Teams, the Stars, the Stories World Soccer Legends

Abbeville Kids - Learn all about the 2018 World Cup! .





The World Cup Book 2018: Everything You Need to Know About the Soccer World Cup

Meyer & Meyer Sport - The book provides all the information anyone would want to know about the world cup, and strategies—and background information on each Russian stadium that will host a game, coaches, past World Cups, including in-depth detail about all 32 teams—the players, their histories, along with a look at FIFA the organizing body of the World Cup.

The world cup 2018 book is a fun, informative guide to the soccer World Cup in Russia. Not only will readers find information on the current teams and playing conditions, but they will also gain a bit of insight into the history of the World Cup. Through detailed descriptions and fun anecdotes, author Shane Stay will make soccer fans feel as though they are there at the Cup.

The World Cup Book 2018: Everything You Need to Know About the Soccer World Cup - Experience the world cup with the world cup 2018 Book and know all there is to know about the 2018 soccer World Cup! Rizzoli publications. Which teams will be participating in the 2018 world cup? which are the up-and-coming players to watch out for? What will the coaches’ strategies be, or what will the games in Russia look like? Soccer enthusiasts don’t have to look further to find answers to these questions.

Riverhead Books.





Soccernomics 2018 World Cup Edition: Why England Loses; Why Germany, Spain, and France Win; and Why One Day Japan, Iraq, and the United States Will Become Kings of the World's Most Popular Sport

Bold Type Books - The 2018 world cup edition of the international bestseller and "the most intelligent book ever written about soccer" San Francisco Chronicle is updated throughout and features new chapters on the FIFA scandal, why Iceland wins, and women's soccer. Named one of the best books of the year by the guardian, independent uk, and Bloomberg NewsWritten with an economist's brain and a soccer writer's skill, Slate, Soccernomics applies high-powered analytical tools to everyday soccer topics, Financial Times, looking at data and revealing counterintuitive truths about the world's most beloved game.

Rizzoli publications. Riverhead Books. It all adds up to a revolutionary new approach that has helped change the way the game is played. This world cup edition features ample new material, including fresh insights into FIFA's corruption, the surge in domestic violence during World Cups, and Western Europe's unprecedented dominance of global soccer.





Gold Stars: The Story of the FIFA World Cup Tournaments

Vision Films - Relive the most memorable moments, meet the top players, witness the greatest goals, experience the passion and the drama from the last 85 years of FIFA Tournaments from the FIFA World Cup™ Official Film archive. Riverhead Books. Rizzoli publications.





FIFA Russia 2018 World Cup Official Program

- Rizzoli publications. Riverhead Books.





2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM Fact File

Carlton Kids - Along with special features, like quick-fire Super Stats with unusual or record-breaking facts, there’s a match-by-match results chart for fans to complete as the drama unfolds. Riverhead Books. Young soccer fans can get ready for world cup russia with this official, in-depth guide made just for them!  ENDORSED BY FIFA!   Nothing beats the sporting spectacle of the World Cup, and this official fact file for kids contains everything they need to become experts for the big event in 2018.

Rizzoli publications. Illustrated with more than 120 amazing images, neymar, plus profiles of 36 star players who will light up the tournament, Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann, it presents all 32 teams, including Thomas Müller, and Cristiano Ronaldo.





Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal

Simon & Schuster - Remarkably, kickbacks, fraud, this corruption existed for decades before American law enforcement officials began to secretly dig, finally revealing that nearly every aspect of the planet’s favorite sport was corrupted by bribes, and money laundering. The definitive, spearheaded by us investigators, involving dozens of countries, soccer, and implicating nearly every aspect of the world’s most popular sport, including its biggest event, shocking account of the FIFA scandal—the biggest international corruption case of recent years, the World Cup.

The fifa case began small, boosted by an IRS agent’s review of an American soccer official’s tax returns. Rizzoli publications. Not even the world cup, was safe from the thick web of corruption, the most-watched sporting event in history, as powerful FIFA officials extracted their bribes at every turn.

Riverhead Books. Arriving just in time for the 2018 world cup, accompanying the determined American prosecutors and special agents who uncovered what proved to be not only the biggest scandal in sports history, Red Card goes beyond the headlines to bring the real story to light, but one of the biggest international corruption cases ever.

Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal - There’s chuck blazer, fifa president sepp blatter, a high-living soccer dad who ascended to the highest ranks of the sport while creaming millions from its coffers; Jack Warner, a Trinidadian soccer official whose lust for power was matched only by his boundless greed; and the sport’s most powerful man, who held on to his position at any cost even as soccer rotted from the inside out.

In red card, and the personalities behind it, Ken Bensinger explores the case, in vivid detail. And it is far from over.