This is the 10th edition of the annual bestseller, which continues to break new ground in combining facts, records and statistics in a lively, easy-to-read format and filled with fantastic photographs.
World Football Records is the ultimate, official recognition of all the outstanding players, coaches, fans and teams from the beautiful game. With features on the leading nations, men's and women's teams, tournaments and award-winners this book is a must-have for all football fans.
The section on the FIFA World Cup has been completely updated to include the events of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. There is also a section on the man and woman selected as the world's best player in 2017, plus the other award-winners in various categories, presented by FIFA at their 'The Best' Gala. The book ends with the definitive FIFA World Rankings so that you can find where exactly your country is placed in the world order.
Keir Radnedge has covered football for more than 50 years and written countless books on the subject, from tournament guides to comprehensive encyclopedias. He has written for the Daily Mail for 20 years, for the Guardian and several other national newspapers and magazines in the UK and abroad. He is a former editor of World Soccer and is a regular analyst for BBC radio and television, Sky Sports and CNN.
Table Of Contents:
The Countries: Europe, South America, Africa, Asia/Oceania, North/Central America and Caribbean • FIFA World Cup: with review of FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia • UEFA European Championship • Copa America • Africa Cup of Nations • Other FIFA Competitions • Women's Football • Appendix 1: FIFA Awards • Appendix 2: FIFA World Rankings.
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