Men in Blazers Present Encyclopedia Blazertannica
A Suboptimal Guide to Soccer, America's "Sport of the Future" Since 1972
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Digital Audiobook (5/14/2018)
The Men in Blazers are two English-born, soccer-obsessed broadcasters who have savored the dizzying growth of the game along with millions of Americans. Now they immerse fans and novices alike in the history and culture of the world’s game with Encyclopedia Blazertannica. Examining fan culture, from the famous stadium chants to the tactical variations of scarf tying, exploring the complex physics and ethics of both celebratory knee slides and fights between players, reliving the careers of legendary players, classic matches, and colorful World Cup history, and sharing a deep appreciation for the athletic brilliance and ill-judged neck tattoos that dominate the sport, this indispensable tome gives readers a front-row seat to all the action of football madness.
A New York Times Bestseller!
Knopf, 9781101875988, 224pp.
Publication Date: May 15, 2018