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Barca, the Official Illustrated History of FC Barcelona

Balague, Guillem

Published by Carlton Books Ltd
ISBN 10: 178097728X / ISBN 13: 9781780977287
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Title: Barca, the Official Illustrated History of ...

Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd

Binding: Hardcover

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Barca celebrates the rise and rise of the most dominant soccer team. This book focuses on the legends of Barcelona give deeper insight into the clubs key players and the lively, informative text is brought to life by dramatic action images. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1DSE; WSJA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 290 x 22. Weight in Grams: 1162. . 2015. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781780977287

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Synopsis: Barça celebrates the rise of the most dominant soccer team in the modern era. It is not just that the team has won everything there is to win, it is that they do it with a style rarely seen in the world of soccer. They have excited fans not just in Catalonia, but all around the globe, making household names of Xavi, Messi, Iniesta, Ronaldinho, Romario, Maradona, Cruyff, and many more over more than a century of soccer excellence. This book traces the club's history from its formation in 1899, the trials and tribulations of growth, the battle to emerge from the shadow?politically and sportingly?of Madrid, the blossoming of the club in the 1970s, European glory in the 1980s and 1990s, and now this juggernaut of soccer that brushes aside all-comers. Features on the legends of Barcelona give deeper insight into the clubs key players and the lively, informative text is brought to life by dramatic action images.

About the Author: Guillem Balague is a key fixture in UK cable broadcaster Sky Sports' coverage of Spanish soccer, appearing regularly both on live match coverage and on the weekly round-up show, Revista de La Liga. He is also the UK correspondent for AS, the Madrid-based Spanish sports newspaper and El Larguero, Spain's most popular sports radio show, attracting some 1.5 million listeners. In the English press, his work appears regularly in The Times and The Observer newspapers and in Champions magazine, where he writes a regular column on international soccer. As an author, he wrote the bestselling A Season on the Brink (2006), an insider's account of Liverpool's 2004-05 Champions' League winning campaign, Pep Guardiola: Another Way of Winning (2012) and Messi (2013). He lives in London and Barcelona.

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