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The most eagerly awaited title of the autumn' -- Jim White, Daily Telegraph --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
John Carlin has lived in Spain for the last five years. He is half-Spanish, half-British and bilingual. He has worked as a foreign correspondent for The Times, the Independent, the Observer and the Daily Mail in such diverse places as Washington, South Africa and Nicaragua, and in recent years has written extensively on football. He has scripted a Channel Four documentary on Diego Maradona. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Top Customer Reviews
Carlin, having spent years covering the game is not perfect in his details. He takes matters that to the college-educated public seem like single page print into lengthy discussions about opinion after opinion. But on the other side of Carlin's flaws is his long list of qualities. He deploys metaphors that bring life to dry details of play-by-plays, and high priced salary discussions. Real Madrid wanted the world's most recognizable player and were ready to pay a fortune to get their man. They couldn't believe their luck when England's Manchester United named their price.
Peanuts, was the only word that came to Jose Angel Sanchez, Real Madrid's exuberant director of marketing.Read more ›