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The Ball is Round

A Global History of Soccer

David Goldblatt

The definitive book about soccer. With a new foreword for the American edition. There may be no cultural practice more global than soccer. Rites of birth and marriage are infinitely diverse, but the rules of soccer are universal. No world religion can match its geographical scope. The single greatest simultaneous human collective experience is the...
Publish Date
2008
January 2
First Published in 2006
Goodreads rating
4.17
ISBN
9781594482960
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