The Official History of the Fifa World Cup(tm) (Hardcover)

By Fifa World Football Museum, Gianni Infantino (Foreword by)

Carlton Books, 9781787391581, 320pp.

Publication Date: September 3, 2019

List Price: 39.95*
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A revised and updated edition of the only history of soccer officially licensed by FIFA

No event rivals the World Cup--and now you can look back at all 21 tournaments, starting from the very first game, in the only officially endorsed history from FIFA Revised and updated to include a full report on the outstanding FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia, and featuring a new foreword from FIFA President Gianni Infantino, this is an authoritative, comprehensive review of the 21 FIFA World Cups played since the inaugural tournament in 1930. Packed with stunning photography, exclusive interviews with both the biggest stars and lesser-known players, official documents, statistics, and behind-the-scenes stories, it's a must-read for every soccer fan.

About the Author

The FIFA World Football Museum is based in Zurich, Switzerland. It has a permanent collection and curates special exhibitions. All its contents are exclusive. The editorial team, headed up by Creative Director David Ausseil, comprises football experts from all over the world. They handle the museum's exhibitions and publications, the FIFA Archives, the FIFA Library and Documentation Center, and all of the museum's interactive and digital platforms.