Below is a list of 5 the books by this author.
What were Messi, Alex Morgan, Neymar, or Carli Lloyd like when they were your age? Learn how the top soccer stars of all time grew up and conquer... [Read More]
What were Messi, Alex Morgan, Neymar, or Carli Lloyd like when they were your age? Learn how the top soccer stars of all time grew up and conquered the sport. This guide follows fourteen of the best men's and women's players from their first childhood encounter with association football-whether at the school gym or a pickup game in a vacant lot-to their first appearance in a top-division match or their first international cap. For every one of them, it was a journey with its share of both tragedy and triumph. Did you know that . . . . . . as a boy, Pelé practiced with a newspaper-stuffed sock or a grapefruit, because he couldn't afford a proper football? . . . Mia Hamm discovered the sport of soccer as a toddler in Florence, Italy, where her father, a U.S. Air Force pilot, was stationed? . . . at age ten, Messi was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency that threatened to end his soccer career-until Barça offered to pay for his treatment? Illustrated with rare photos of stars-to-be on and off the field,Before They Were Starsis sure to entertain and inspire any budding soccer legend. Fans can learn more about their favorite players with other World Soccer Legends series books, such asStars of Women's Soccer: 2nd Edition,Stars of World Soccer,Neymar, Messi, andAlex Morgan.
A head-to-head comparison of the two greatest soccer stars of their generation--and perhaps of all time
The best-selling guide to today's most exciting players, completely revised and updated
Get an inside look at the top-ranking clubs from around the globe, all in one action-packed book Meet the most legendary clubs in the game. From ... [Read More]
Get an inside look at the top-ranking clubs from around the globe, all in one action-packed book Meet the most legendary clubs in the game. From the storied Liverpool, to the star-studded Real Madrid, these are the clubs setting new standards of teamwork year after year. Learn about each team's history, and their greatest accomplishments along the way. Get to know the coaches and stars, from Barça's attacking duo of Messi and Suárez, to Man City's brilliant manager Pep Guardiola and his winning strategy. Full of exciting color photos, The World's Greatest Clubs includes teams from all the top leagues, including England's Premier League, Spain's La Liga, and Italy's Serie A. It will be an indispensable companion for young soccer fans everywhere, regardless of their allegiance.