George Vecsey





George Vecsey

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June 2014, George Vecsey
"His Favorite Books About Soccer: Got World Cup fever? The seasoned sports writer recounts his love affair with soccer in Eight World Cups and offers his top-five list." ...More

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“Football is a simple game; twenty-two men chase a ball for ninety minutes and at the end, the Germans always win.”
George Vecsey, Eight World Cups: My Journey through the Beauty and Dark Side of Soccer

“Asked to discuss the new spheroid endorsed by FIFA, Arena refused to take the issue seriously. “It’s a BAWL,” he enunciated.”
George Vecsey, Eight World Cups: My Journey through the Beauty and Dark Side of Soccer

“In August of 1921, one of the great American combinations was unveiled—even better than the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. This fortuitous new blend was radio and baseball.”
George Vecsey, Baseball: A History of America's Favorite Game

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