Soccer: The Ultimate Guide to the Beautiful Game by Clive GiffordSoccer is the definitive guide to the worlds most popular sport. From the sublime skills of Pele to the lifestyle of a professional soccer player, this gloriously illustrated book explores every aspect of the game. State-of-the-art digital illustrations and stunning photographs bring to life all the key rules, tactics, set plays, and skills. As well as offering practical advice, this informative book also provides an insiders view of the history of the game, profiles of the great clubs, and facts about womens soccer teams and players. The great players, from Pele and Eusebio to Zidane, Maradona, and Mia Hamm, make an appearance, and a section on the great games relives the excitement of the most memorable encounters. A reference section includes a glossary, key statistics, and a guide to the best soccer websites. Comprehensive and visually thrilling, Soccer captures all the drama and the passion of a game that unites billions of people across the globe. Special Features: The definitive guide to all areas of the game, including rules, skills, tactics, great games, and famous players. Unique, state-of-the-art digital diagrams and illustrations. Stunning photographs throughout. A world soccer book for the 2002 World Cup and beyond. Cross-references, glossary, and web resources.
A Most Beautiful Game
Although the exact origin of the phrase is disputed, football commentator Stuart Hall used it in The exact origins of the term are disputed. The origin has been attributed to Brazilian footballer Waldyr Pereira Didi ,  and the presenter Stuart Hall claimed to have originated it in Bates used the term earlier, including in a newspaper piece extolling the virtues of the game entitled "Brains in the Feet". Earlier writers used the term in to describe the game of baaga'adowe , a forerunner of lacrosse as played by Ojibwe at Vauxhall Gardens in London ,  and to tennis in
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The World Cup gets advertising right
Sport is something pretty awesome, and as the great man Sachin Tendulkar recently reminded us, it's pretty necessary as well. The good thing about it is, there are options aplenty. If you hit the hamburger menu at the top edge of the Sportskeeda homepage, it drops down a list of 15 sports right there, with the 16th option being 'more'. But amidst this plethora of sports, there's just the one that pops up when you Google, 'The Beautiful Game'. After years of following this sport, I might just have an idea why that's a pretty apt title for this game.