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Ann Killion - Champions of Women's & Men's Soccer
From the World Cup to the Olympics, here are the ultimate guides to Women’s and Men’s Soccer for young sports fans from an award-winning sports journalist.
From fields all across the United States to the streets of South America to pitches in Europe and Asia, the global passion and love for soccer knows no borders. It is simply the most popular sport in the world.
Featuring Top Ten Lists and stunning photos of history-making moments, this comprehensive men’s pro soccer collection catalogs the greatest international players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Pel ; the greatest Americans, including Tim Howard, Landon Donovan, and Clint Dempsey; the future class of superstars; and the most thrilling World Cup and Olympic matches. Here is the ultimate guide to men’s soccer for young sports fans.
The moment the U.S. Women’s Soccer team won the World Cup in 1999, the team’s — and the sport’s — popularity exploded in America. The Americans’ electrifying rise to the top marked the biggest women’s sporting event in our nation’s history.
Featuring Top Ten Lists and stunning photos of history-making moments, this comprehensive collection catalogs the rise of women’s soccer in America; the greatest American players such as Mia Hamm, Hope Solo, and Alex Morgan; the greatest international stars, including Marta and Homare Sawa; the future class of superstars; and the most thrilling World Cup and Olympic matches. This is the perfect book for young sports fans eager to kick off their soccer schooling.
Ann Killion has covered American sports for more than a quarter century. An award-winning columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, she has covered several World Cups and pivotal moments in the rise of both American men’s and women’s soccer.
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