He prophesied the triumphs of Napoleon, the coming of Hitler, and the deaths of Marilyn Monroe and John F Kennedy, but no one has realized up until now Nostradamus' true gift: his prophecy and punditry on a game that was not invented in the sixteenth century but which he foresaw. Though French, Nostradamus shares our obsession with the English stars like David Beckham, Michael Owen and Teddy Sheringham. In his verses Nostradamus predicts their past and future glory on the football pitch. Remarkably, he also anticipates Sven Goran Eriksson as Kevin Keegan's successor as England manager and how, against all odds, the Swede would lead England to the 5-1 triumph over Germany and to World Cup qualification. Astonishing though it is that Nostradamus foresaw the events of Munich in both 1938 and 2001, what of Japan and Korea in 2002? In this book, you will learn for the first time of his prophecies concerning England's fortunes in the World Cup Finals; of injury scares, controversial sendings off, of dodgy offside decisions, missed chances and last minute winners. And perhaps of the ultimate triumph to come...
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The greatest prophet of all time turns his powers on England's World Cup fortunes in 2002 - a humorous send-up of obsessions with football and prophecy.
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Book Description Random House UK, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. illustrated edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099441454