As the most popular sport in the world, soccer has the unique ability to transform its best players into truly global icons. The portraits gathered in this collection introduce readers to some of the greatest legends of the world game, allowing them a glimpse of the passion, determination, and joy associated with the sport. Featuring legends from Di Stefano, Garrincha, and Just Fontaine, through Pelé, Maradona, and Cruyff, to recent and current stars such as Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo, and Lionel Messi, this book is a veritable chronicle of soccer’s illustrious history.
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About the Author
Bernard Morlino is a journalist, a literary critic, a biographer, and the author of more than 20 books, including Manchester Memories. Éric Cantona is a former professional soccer player who won four Premier League titles and two FA Cups with Manchester United and who was capped 45 times by the French national team.