THE World Cup 2022 Book: Everything You Need to Know About the Soccer World Cup

THE World Cup 2022 Book: Everything You Need to Know About the Soccer World Cup

by Shane Stay
THE World Cup 2022 Book: Everything You Need to Know About the Soccer World Cup

THE World Cup 2022 Book: Everything You Need to Know About the Soccer World Cup

by Shane Stay

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Overview

THE World Cup 2022 Book is a fun, informative look at the soccer World Cup. Here you will read summaries of each of the 32 teams competing for the cup, including their team history, current coach, their strategies and tactics on the field, and their top players to watch. The World Cup superstars are all presented, evaluated, and scored. The analyses of the teams and their predicted performance in Qatar will guide you through the many matches. After scanning the QR code, you will have additional bonus material on the leading scorers from past World Cups and background information on FIFA and Qatar; you will discover the interesting role corner kicks play in matches and which are the “top flopping” teams; and those interested in esports will find a brief bonus section on FIFAe.

With this book, prepare to enjoy and follow one of the biggest global sporting events, the 2022 FIFA World Cup.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782552505
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport
Publication date: 10/01/2022
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 25,240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Shane Stay is a bestselling author; he has written The World Cup 2018 Book, The Women’s World Cup 2019 Book, The Euro 2020 Book, European Soccer Leagues 2019, Major Leagues Soccer 2019, Why American Soccer Isn’t There Yet, and The Cairo Project. In 2008, he played professional soccer with St. Louis Illusion. During his career as a soccer player, he earned a Missouri Club State Championship with Busch Soccer Club and a Holland Cup Championship with a Metro East team. In 1999, he founded the first online Current Events Game (CE Game). He has appeared on TV and has featured on numerous radio broadcasts, including ESPN and NPR.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

World Cup 2022 Superstars to Watch 12

The Teams From Europe (13) 33

Germany 33

Spain 46

England 53

France 65

Belgium 75

Netherlands 81

Croatia 89

Denmark 95

Poland 103

Portugal 110

Serbia 117

Switzerland 123

Wales 130

The Teams From South America (41/2) 138

Brazil 138

Argentina 150

Uruguay 161

Ecuador 168

The Teams From North America (31/2) 175

United States 175

Mexico 189

Canada 197

Costa Rica 205

The Teams From Africa (5) 212

Morocco 212

Senegal 218

Tunisia 224

Ghana 230

Cameroon 235

The Teams From Asia (41/2) 242

Australia 242

Iran 250

Japan 257

Saudi Arabia 264

South Korea 271

Qatar 277

The Teams From Oceania (1/2) 286

World Cup History 289

Organizing the World Cup 296

Stadiums in Qatar and Local History 306

Closing Words 314

Bonus Material 316

Author's Note 318

Endnotes & Citations 319

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