The 50 Things series takes big topics and breaks them into bite-size chunks perfect for young readers to digest.
A comprehensive guide to football, from its origins and rules to the top leagues, clubs and of course the international competitions. Photographs of the top players, stadiums and managers are accompanied by infographics and up-to-date stats.
From world-class star players to dream teams and memorable matches, 50 things you should know about Football is packed with facts and information about the wonderful world of football. Presented to show the history of the game and how football has developed over time, this book pinpoints the players, games and teams that everyone should know. Starting with historical versions of football, to the invention of the sport as we know it, right up to the modern game and the players of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Aidan Keir Radnedge has been a football fanatic since childhood. In his adult life he has worked as a writer on a variety of football magazines, books and as a sports journalist for multiple newspapers. He currently lives in London, England.
Children’s & educational
50 Things You Should Know About
7 - 12
Educational: Physical education (including dance)