'Few are as well placed as Philippe Auclair to write a biography as exhaustive and exhilarating... Auclair's analysis of the world game is painstaking, perceptive and poetically conceived.. Give this book an index and it would be the all-time no.7 of football biography.'
'It is an impressive work marked by love and fascination... An exquisite, detailed, and elegant biography of one of the most fascinating figures in modern football' --Idrottsforum.org
About the Author
Philippe Auclair has been a correspondent with France Football
for over a decade, and is a prolific freelance journalist on both sides of the Channel. He is also Radio Monte Carlo's main match commentator, and a bestselling author in his native France. He lives in London.