World Cup in 100 Objects

Author(s): Iain Spragg


See the 85-year history of the World Cup as never before: through 100 iconic objects associated with the game.  
This fabulous photographic history boasts the most fascinating collection of artifacts from the FIFA World Cup. The 100 objects include: the ball used in the final of the very first tournament; the collar of Pickles the dog (who found the stolen FIFA World Cup trophy in 1966); the shirt Bobby Moore gave to Pelé in the 1970 finals and the one Diego Maradona wore when he scored his infamous "Hand of God" goal; the infamous, controversial vuvuzela; and the scoreboard that registered Brazil's calamitous defeat to Germany. Entertaining text by a recognized soccer authority and supplementary photos put each item in context and highlight its significance. Every item tells a rich and fascinating story.

Produced in association with the British National Football Museum and the official FIFA collection


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General Fields

  • : 9780233005195
  • : Andre Deutsch Ltd
  • : August 2017
  • : .75 Inches X 7.48 Inches X 9.5 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 256
  • : Hardback
  • : Iain Spragg