La Roja: A Journey Through Spanish Football download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jimmy Burns

La Roja: A Journey Through Spanish Football download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jimmy Burns year 2012
  • Book name: La Roja: A Journey Through Spanish Football
  • Author: Jimmy Burns
  • Release date: 2012/6/5
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9780857206541
  • Rating: 7.81 of 10
  • Votes: 594
  • Review by: Khalil Rasmussen
  • Review rating: 9.38 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/5
  • Total pages: 432
  • Includes a PDF summary of 36 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The author of a best-selling biography of Diego Maradona, and similarly widely acclaimed books on FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, digs deep into the roots of the most popular sport, to look at how football played in Spain became the most admired in the world. From its early beginnings when the first football on the shores of Bilbao and Buenos Aires was played by British sailors and engineers, through to the influx of South American stars, and similarly inspirational Italians, Dutchman and Scandinavians, the author shows how the engagement of foreigners with home-grown Spanish talent overcame political adversity and produced football of sublime skill, passion, and unparalleled entertainment value. The book takes us on a journey through some of the extraordinary characters, games, and moments that have defined Spanish football from the early days when a few enthusiasts developed their talent kicking a ball around on a piece of industrial waste-ground or beach, to the emergence of rival giants, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid - the most powerful and successful football clubs in the world - and a national team that, encompassing all that was most brilliant in the Spanish League, became the World Champions.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 25H4M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Football (Soccer, Association Football)
  • Available formats: HTM, HTMLZ, EPUB, DOC, TXT, PDF, WORD, PPTX. Compressed in DEB, RAR, LZMA, ZIP
  • Download servers: Torrent, LimeTorrents, MEGA, FreakShare, Dropbox, OpenDrive
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.25 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x198x28mm
  • Weight: 296g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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