How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization
“An eccentric, fascinating exposé of a world most of us know nothing about.”
"An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip."
"Foer’s skills as a narrator are enviable. His characterizations… are comparable to those in Norman Mailer's journalism."
A groundbreaking work—named one of the five most influential sports books of the decade by Sports Illustrated—How Soccer Explains the World is a unique and brilliantly illuminating look at soccer, the world’s most popular sport, as a lens through which to view the pressing issues of our age, from the clash of civilizations to the global economy.
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Review: How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of GlobalizationUser Review - Stewart Morris - Goodreads
Not sure i learnt anything about globalization but it was a good insight into a few soccer teams i didn't know anything about. Also a reinforced why i think italian soccer is rubbish and they are a bunch of cheating ***** Read full review
Review: How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of GlobalizationUser Review - Daniel - Goodreads
This book was very intriguing to me. This book taught me how soccer explains the effects of globalization in todays society. The book is split into three major parts. The first parttalks about how ... Read full review
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