Books

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” – Joseph Addison

Interesting books for football fanatics:

  1. Soccer in Sun and Shadow – Eduardo Galeano
  2. Morbo: The Story of Spanish Football – Phil Ball
  3. White Storm: The Story of Real Madrid – Phil Ball
  4. Tor!: The Story of German Football – Ulrich Hesse-Lichtenberger
  5. Fear and Loathing in La Liga: Barcelona, Real Madrid, and the World’s Greatest Sports Rivalry – Sid Lowe
  6. Soccernomics: Why England Loses, Why Spain, Germany and Brazil win, and Why the U.S., Japan, Australia–and Even Iraq–Are Destined to Become the Kings of the World’s Most Popular Sport – Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski
  7. Brilliant Orange: The Neurotic Genius of Football – David Winner
  8. Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life – Alex Bellos
  9. David Beckham: My Side – David Beckham
  10. Barca: The Making of the Greatest Team in the World – Graham Hunter
  11. Pep Guardiola: Another Way of Winning – Guillem Balague
  12. The Complete Book of the World Cup – Cris Freddi
  13. I Think Therefore I Play – Andrea Pirlo with Alessandro Alciato

The list will be updated as I read more or remember other books I’ve read…

Recommendations are also welcomed! 

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