Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Five top books about soccer

Richard Williams, author of The Perfect 10, tagged his five favorite books about soccer at the Guardian. One title on the list:
Jimmy Burns’s newly published Cristiano and Leo examines the parallel rise of the two players, Portugal’s Ronaldo and Argentina’s Messi, who have spent the last decade and a half vying for the title of the world’s best player; now, as they approach their years of inevitable decline, each fancies emulating Diego Maradona’s career defining feat of winning the 1986 tournament virtually single-handed.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue