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The World Cup: Soccer's Global Championship

(Spectacular Sports)

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The World Cup is international soccer's championship tournament, and it rules the global sports stage. Award-winning author Matt Doeden explores the history of international soccer and covers the World Cup's greatest moments, from the Save of the Century to Diego Maradona's Hand of God goal to the United States Women's National Team's dominance. The most shocking goals, th ...more
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published January 1st 2018 by Millbrook Press (Tm)
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May 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
I know next to nothing about soccer, but this book was super interesting anyway. I found myself opening up YouTube to watch the clips of the big plays described in the book, and I would recommend that for anyone who reads this, unless you are already a soccer fan and know what's being described. It's also super interesting to me that women's soccer is so popular in the US and men's soccer has never really caught on. The men have never won or been the runner up in the World Cup, while the women h ...more
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Matt Doeden was born in southern Minnesota and lived parts of his childhood in Golden Valley, Minnesota, and Madison, Minnesota. He studied journalism at Mankato State University, where he worked at the college newspaper for three years. In his senior year, he served as the paper's Sports Editor, which put him in charge of the entire sports section, the sports writers, and the photographers. He co ...more

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