World Cup Fever breaks down everything you need to know about the biggest sporting spectacle on Earth. Chapters highlight shocking upsets, memorable moments, and the most thrilling games as it explains a tournament that started with just thirteen teams in Uruguay in 1930, and has grown into a global phenomenon with hundreds of nations battling for a place at the finals.
It’s a sweeping story, often humorous and punctuated with personal anecdotes, that is brought to life by an author whose passion and knowledge of the World Cup shines through. It’s a must-have for all soccer fans.
SubtitleA Fanatics Guide to the Stars, Teams, Stories, Controversy, and Excitement of Sports Greatest Event
AuthorBy Stephen Rea
Published3 April 2018
Dimensions5.50 x 8.25in.
About the author
Stephen Rea is a freelance writer who has been watching the World Cup for four decades. He is originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland but has lived in New Orleans, Louisiana since 2004. A former national newspaper journalist in the UK, he penned the critically-acclaimed memoir Finn McCool’s Football Club and writes a weekly column for the official website of the English Premier League club Chelsea.