Goal!

The Fire and Fury of Soccer's Greatest Moment (Spectacular Sports)

By Stewart, Mark & Kennedy, Mike

Publishers Summary:
What goal caused the most legendary celebration in soccer history? Who invented the bicycle kick? Who was the first player to score 1,000 goals? Get the full story on scoring goals in soccer, from the earliest days to the present. This book is full of facts about the sport's greatest goals and the women and men who scored them.

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978-0-82258-754-5
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School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2010

Gr 4-8 With a plethora of first-rate soccer books capitalizing on the anticipation of World Cup Soccer 2010 in June, Stewart and Kennedy have risen to the occasion. Covering the history of the sport as well as amazing, wild, and weird goals, they include a multitude of meaty, one-paragraph profiles of male and female stars and organize them chronologically from the late 1800s to the present. ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2010

After tracing the history of soccer, the book describes memorable goals (e.g., Maradona's "Hand of God" goal) and famous pl...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on May 1, 2010

By focusing on soccer’s most exciting moment, the goal, the authors make the history of the game fun to read about. Even knowledgeable fans will be eager to learn about the reasons for soccer’s ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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