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The book accompanying the BBC television series, ‘World Cup Stories’ by Chris Hunt comprehensively tells the story of the FIFA World Cup. A stylishly designed hardback book, it chronicles the history of the competition, tournament by tournament, examining many of the background themes that have made the competition what it is today.
The books also allows the great names of the sport to tell their own personal stories, retelling the World Cup experience in the words of the men who starred in it. The players’ tales are often joyous and sometimes moving, but make this book the definitive retelling of the history of the tournament. Interviewees include Bobby Charlton, Rivelino, Raymond Kopa, Gary Lineker, Just Fontaine, Toto Schillaci, Michel Platini, Carlos Alberto, Thierry Henry, Sepp Maier, Jairzinho, Dino Zoff, Bobby Robson, Tostão, Mario Kempes, Tom Finney, Aime Jacquet, Gordon Banks, Antonio Rattin, Nilton Santos, Jack Charlton, Emmanuel Petit, Socrates, Peter Shilton, Didier Deschamps, Jorge Burruchaga, Alain Giresse, Osvaldo Ardiles, and many many more.
“A well-written and comprehensive history… More than fit for any fan's coffee table.” The Daily Telegraph
“The greatest tournament on earth, skilfully brought to life with compelling stories and fantastic photography.” Four Four Two