Overview:La Roja: A Journey Through Spanish Football - The author of a best-selling biography of Diego Maradona, and similarly widely acclaimed books on FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, digs deep into the roots of the most popular sport, to look at how football played in Spain became the most admired in the world. From its early beginnings when the first football on the shores of Bilbao and Buenos Aires was played by British sailors and engineers, through to the influx of South American stars, and similarly inspirational Italians, Dutchman and Scandinavians, the author shows how the engagement of foreigners with home-grown Spanish talent overcame political adversity and produced football of sublime skill, passion, and unparalleled entertainment value. The book takes us on a journey through some of the extraordinary characters, games, and moments that have defined Spanish football from the early days when a few enthusiasts developed their talent kicking a ball around on a piece of industrial waste-ground or beach, to the emergence of rival giants, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid - the most powerful and successful football clubs in the world - and a national team that, encompassing all that was most brilliant in the Spanish League, became the World Champions.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725645-9780857206541. It was written by the following authors: Jimmy Burns. Book La Roja: A Journey Through Spanish Football, which can be read online, published by the company: Simon & Schuster Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2012-09-27 00:00:00. It has 432 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download La Roja: A Journey Through Spanish Football has PDF format and is called la-roja-a-journey-through-spanish-football.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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