Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Football Hardback
by Anton Rippon
Part of the Amazing and Extraordinary Facts series
Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Football explores some of the most bizarre football events throughout history, from its birth during the Industrial Revolution, to the major tournaments of the Beautiful Game in the 21st century.
From the player sold for GBP10 and a box of kippers, to unusual injuries on the pitch, this book gathers some of the most curious moments of footballing history, a game that continues to be both an amazing entertainment spectacle and extraordinarily accessible to people everywhere.
Brief, accessible and entertaining pieces on a wide variety of subjects makes it the perfect book to dip in to.
The amazing and extraordinary facts series presents interesting, surprising and little-known facts and stories about a wide range of topics which are guaranteed to inform, absorb and entertain in equal measure.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 144 pages, 100 b+w illustrations
- Publisher: David & Charles
- Publication Date: 27/07/2012
- Category: Trivia & quiz question books
- ISBN: 9781446302484