Goooal: A Celebration Of Soccer

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 18, 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 304 pages
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Cantor brings to the history of the World Cup the same enthusiasm, knowledge, and idiosyncratic touches that have made his broadcasts on Univision a favorite of both Latino and mainstream audiences. Filled with personal anecdotes and observations about the game and the business of soccer, "Goooal!" will appeal to the many fans of America's thriving new professional soccer leagues. of photos.
 

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I thought this book would be a collection of thoughts and stories about soccer from the life experiences of the famous sports’ announcer, but it turned out to be exclusively a year-by-year history of ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue by Carlos Salvador Bilardo
7
Uruguay 1930
31
Italy 1934
45
Brazil 1950
67
Switzerland 1954
81
Chile 1962
105
England 1966
118
Germany 1974
135
Argentina 1978
148
Argentina 1978
163
Spain 1982
177
Mexico 1986
195
Italy 1990
217
USA 1994
238
Acknowledgments
285
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About the author (1997)

Cantor is a play-by-play announcer for the Univision Network and is seen live every week on Domingo Deportivo, where he commentates up to seventy-five games a year. He can also be heard daily on his syndicated radio program, Futbol de Primera. In 1994 he was named Sports Personality of the Year by the American Sportscasters Association, and he also won an Emmy for his play-by-play coverage of the 1994 World Cup.

Arcucci is the sports editor of Argentina's La Nacion.

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