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The Official Guide to the Unofficial Football World Championships

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Discover international football's REAL champions We all love the official World Cup, but it only comes around every four years...Welcome to the unofficial alternative. What if football's world championships pitched teams into a continuous series of boxing-style title matches running way back to the very first international game in 1872? That's the idea behind the Unofficia ...more
Paperback, 183 pages
Published July 1st 2006 by Tonto Press
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Dave Hogg
What would happen if the world soccer title was treated like a boxing championship, and it changed hands every time someone beat the current champ? An internet group decided to find out, tracking the mythical belt from the first international match in 1872 - Scotland 0, England 0, which didn't actually declare a champion - until the current day. Would you like to guess who the current champion is? I'll give you a chance to think about it.

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That's right, it is North Korea. Spain hel
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Paul Brown is a freelance sports journalist and a founding editor of Tonto Press.

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