Soccer in sun and shadow /

One of the greatest, magical and most lyrical accounts of the beautiful game?FINALLY BACK IN PRINT AND FULLY UPDATED!

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Galeano, Eduardo, 1940-2015
Corporate Author: Ebook Library
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Nation Books, 2013.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Dedication; Acknowledgments; Author's Confession; Soccer; The Player; The Goalkeeper; The Idol; The Fan; The Fanatic; The Goal; The Referee; The Manager; The Theater; The Specialists; The Language of Soccer Doctors; Choreographed War; The Language of War; The Stadium; The Ball; The Origins; The Rules of the Game; The English Invasions; Creole Soccer; The Story of Fla and Flu; The Opiate of the People?; A Rolling Flag; Blacks; Zamora; Samitier; Death on the Field; Friedenreich; From Mutilation to Splendor; The Second Discovery of America; Andrade; Ringlets; The Olympic Goal; Goal by PiendibeneThe Bicycle Kick; Scarone; Goal by Scarone; The Occult Forces; Goal by Nolo; The 1930 World Cup; Nasazzi; Camus; Juggernauts; Turning Pro; The 1934 World Cup; God and the Devil in Rio de Janeiro; The Sources of Misfortune; Amulets and Spells; Erico; The 1938 World Cup; Goal by Meazza; Leônidas; Domingos; Domingos and She; Goal by Atilio; The Perfect Kiss Would Like to Be Unique; The Machine; Moreno; Pedernera; Goal by Severino; Bombs; The Man Who Turned Iron into Wind; Contact Therapy; Goal by Martino; Goal by Heleno; The 1950 World Cup; Obdulio; Barbosa; Goal by Zarra
  • Goal by ZizinhoThe Fun Lovers; The 1954 World Cup; Goal by Rahn; Walking Advertisements; Goal by Di Stéfano; Di Stéfano; Goal by Garrincha; The 1958 World Cup; Goal by Nílton; Garrincha; Didi; Didi and She; Kopa; Carrizo; Shirt Fever; Goal by Puskás; Goal by Sanfilippo; The 1962 World Cup; Goal by Charlton; Yashin; Goal by Gento; Seeler; Matthews; The 1966 World Cup; Greaves; Goal by Beckenbauer; Eusebio; The Curse of the Posts; Peñarol's Glory Years; Goal by Rocha; My Poor Beloved Mother; Tears Do Not Flow from a Handkerchief; Goal by Pelé; Pelé; The 1970 World Cup; Goal by Jairzinho;
  • The FiestaSoccer and the Generals; Don't Blink; Goal by Maradona; The 1974 World Cup; Cruyff; Müller; Havelange; The Owners of the Ball; Jesus; The 1978 World Cup; Happiness; Goal by Gemmill; Goal by Bettega; Goal by Sunderland; The 1982 World Cup; Pears from an Elm; Platini; Pagan Sacrifices; The 1986 World Cup; The Telecracy; Staid and Standardized; Running Drugstores; Chants of Scorn; Anything Goes; Indigestion; The 1990 World Cup; Goal by Rincón; Hugo Sánchez; The Cricket and the Ant; Gullit; Parricide; Goal by Zico; A Sport of Evasion; The 1994 World Cup; Romário; Baggio; A Few Numbers; The Duty of LosingThe Sin of Losing; Maradona; They Don't Count; An Export Industry; The End of the Match; Extra Time: The 1998 World Cup; The 2002 World Cup; The 2006 World Cup; The 2010 World Cup; Sources; Index