The most comprehensive collection ever assembled of iconic soccer uniforms from around the world, featuring more than 1,000 illustrations representing 100 countries and 500 major teams. This massively illustrated and comprehensive volume presents and explains the team shirts worn by the world's leading soccer clubs and national teams from one hundred countries over the past one hundred years. In addition to detailing the colorful histories behind each shirt, the book also highlights the personalities and players behind historic matches and celebrates iconic victories and goals. Find out why the Italian national team chose blue as their color, why the U.S. women's team boasts two stars on their jersey, the relationship of Vasco da Gama to the colors of the Portuguese team, and what the eleven patterns on the South African shirt signify.
Ever since the game began, the colors of each team have been of paramount importance, creating a unique visual identity for each club and a strong sense of allegiance among fans. Millions of replica shirts have been bought by fans to show support for their teams and star players, and this book is sure to appeal to soccer's legions of enthusiasts in this World Cup year.
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Bernard Lions is a leading French sports journalist who writes for France's leading sports publication, L'Equipe. He has also been published in Le Sport and Le Foot. Carlo Ancelotti won championships as a player with Roma and A.C. Milan and was a coach for Reggiana, Parma, Juventus, A.C. Milan, and Chelsea F.C. before moving to France to manage Paris St. Germain and now to Real Madrid.
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