World Cup 2018 – The ultimate guide for armchair fans
A great companion to the tournament. I've just read it in one sitting, enjoying a lively history of the World Cup and some entertaining left-field sections telling us all the information we need to know about players' anagrams, lookalikes and haircuts across the 32 countries involved. Recommended.
About World Cup 2018 – The ultimate guide for armchair fans
YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE WORLD CUP 2018!
Footie fans Lloyd Pettiford and Ronan Fiztsimons make a convincing case for not travelling to Russia for the World Cup, but rather staying at home and reading all about it. World Cup 2018 dissects the qualifying campaign and groups, and also has a history of the World Cup with some surprising facts. Then there’s a complete list of fixtures which has already printed England in the final to save you a bit of time. It even looks forward to Qatar 2022 and suggests it might not be so bad after all.
Written by the football enthusiasts who brought you The Premier League : 25 Years and Euro 2016, it has enough facts to inform, enough laughs to impress even Mr Mourinho, and the answers to many questions, some of which you may even want to know the answers to, including:
Why do Germany wear 4 stars on their shirts even though a country of that name has only won the World Cup once?
Is Eduard Streltsov the best footballer you’ve never heard of?
What naughty thing will Suarez do this time?
Which team has the best kit?
Which team went out at the last 16 stage of the last 5 consecutive World Cups?
So settle back and enjoy the ultimate guide to the World Cup 2018 – perfect for every football fan!