Motson's World Cup Extravaganza

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Anova Books, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 183 pages
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"The man with the best memory in football" – Shoot Monthly


The World Cup is footballing nirvana – the ultimate global competition where the best of the best battle it out while the world watches.


Added to the live and televised excitement is the one man who is never without his renowned statistics and encyclopaedic knowledge. Here, in his inimitable style, John Motson provides footy-lovers and laymen with a wealth of illuminating and essential trivia on the facts and history of the World Cup.


This is the perfect guide to everything about the competition: players; great matches; goals and the personalities that have passed through the ages. The book’s publication will coincide with the start of the 2006 competition and is a must-read for every fan of World-cup facts and trivia.

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About the author (2006)

John Motson is a sports icon, regarded by many as 'the voice of football'. Renowned for his encyclopedic knowledge of the game, Motty has been at nine World Cups and commentated on five finals for the BBC ndash; as such, his name is familiar to millions and he is recognised as the ultimate authority on international football. He was awarded an OBE in 2001.

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