The summer has become hotter with the start of the FIFA World Cup 2014. Four days already and more than 40 goals in groups stage fixtures. Yesterday, Germany was fun to watch though. Thus, in the time of this major event, I have concluded a list of ten football (soccer) books a reader ( also a Football Nerd) can read when not watching the fixtures.
The Damned Utd by David Peace
Extraordinary sport’s writer, David Peace’s extraordinarily inventive novel tells the story of a world characterized by fear of failure and hunger for success set in the bleak heart of the 1970s.
Soccernomics by Simon Kuper & Stefan Syzmanski
Using insights and analogies from economics, statistics, psychology, and business to cast a new and entertaining light on how the game works,Soccernomics reveals the often surprisingly counter-intuitive truths about soccer. Continue reading “TOP TEN TUESDAY: Ten Books to read in the time of the World Cup”