Football 2.0

BackPage Press
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Through extensive interviews with one player in every key position on and off the pitch, Grant Wahl (Sports Illustrated) breaks down the technical and tactical revolution that has transformed football. Manuel Neuer explains how he invented the sweeper keeper role. Vincent Kompany reveals how to outfox Messi and outmuscle Zlatan. Xabi Alonso shares the ingredients of the perfect pass. Chicharito explores the art of finding space inside the penalty box. Christian Pulisic dissects the decision-making behind his dribbles. Roberto Martinez describes the analysis underpinning his attacking philosophy. Michael Zorc breaks down Borussia Dortmund's Moneyball model Wahl sits down with each of these world-class talents to analyse hours of game footage, gaining insights that only those at the top of the sport can offer. The result is a complete picture of modern football, from the boot room to the board room.

 

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About the author

Grant Wahl is one of the world's leading football journalists. He joined Sports Illustrated in November 1996 as a reporter and was promoted to his current position of senior writer in October 2000. He is also a contributor to Fox Sports television, where he does insider segments, essays, and longform video stories. Wahl's last book, The Beckham Experiment, was the first soccer book to make the New York Times Best-Seller List.

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Publisher
BackPage Press
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Published on
May 15, 2018
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Pages
227
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ISBN
9781909430334
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Language
English
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Genres
Sports & Recreation / Soccer
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