The World Cup is footballing Nirvana - the global competition where the best of the battle it out while the world watches. This book provides footy-lovers and laymen with useful trivia on the facts and history of the World Cup. It talks about the competition: players; great matches; goals and the personalities that have passed through the ages.
With the English Premiership more popular today than ever before, and with the influx of major foreign players an everyday occurence, is it any wonder that football is the world's number-one obsession? Not according to national football and broadcating icon and renowned statistician John Motson. Here, for the first time, Motson provides football lovers with a wealth of shocking and ultimately fascinating trivia on the beautiful game. 'Motson's National Obsession' is an essential read. Perfect for Fathers Day.