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A Beautiful Game: The World's Greatest Players and How Soccer Changed Their Lives
by Tom Watt
From Tom Watt, author of My Side, the best-selling autobiography of David Beckham, comes A Beautiful Game. Combining stunning photographs with the world’s greatest players sharing their personal stories of how soccer transformed their lives, this inspiring book is an intoxicating celebration of the “beautiful game.” Available in time for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Kindle Edition, 224 pages
(first published September 1st 2009)
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Oct 06, 2012 CD rated it liked it · review of another edition
A coffee table fund raiser book for UNICEF about the beautiful game, soccer. Soccer luminaries from all corners of the globe tell stories of their relationship to soccer. Great photographs from Getty Images highlight this collection of short bio/memoirs that are topically sorted. From the escape from poverty and violence to the opportunity to see the world in ways that are available only to a few people, these tales add joy to the world of the futbol fanatique!
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I think that this book was a good choice to read if you are into the sport and have a love for the sport like I do. The way the author used every player from different countries and told them to explain about there life's and how soccer helped them achieve there goals and dreams. Every player had a background story and would tell us about the good times and about the bad times each player had.
Tom Watt is an English actor, writer, and broadcaster. Television, film, and stage credits include EastEnders, Patriot Games, and Fever Pitch. Tom has been broadcasting about soccer extensively in the UK and the US. He coproduced the innovative children's sports series Rookies for Channel Four television and created the successful Row Z for BBC Choice TV. After presenting sports shows over the pas ...moreMore about Tom Watt...