Soccer Around the World: A Cultural Guide to the World's Favorite Sport

Two leading sports authorities explore the culture of soccer around the world, considering the sport as a means to better understand a society's past, present, and future. * Includes both men's and women's soccer * Features lists of winners of World Cups, regional confederations cups, and Olympic Games * Provides sidebars of interesting facts and photos to supplement the text * Offers a multi-disciplinary perspective from across geography, social studies, world cultures, and anthropology