Now You Know Soccer

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Dundurn, Jun 1, 2009 - Reference - 200 pages

Known around the world as football, soccer is the world’s most watched and played sport. Now Doug Lennox, the striker of Q&A, scores with a pitch full of tidbits that delivers the goods on Pelé, Maradona, Beckham, Zidane, and other superstars, as well as the history, traditions, and rules of the game. Doug has compiled a World Cup of trivia about a truly universal phenomenon that has legions of passionate, and sadly sometimes violent, fans.

  • How did soccer originate?,
  • Who was the first soccer player to score a hat trick in a World Cup final?
  • What was the largest attendance ever for a soccer match?
  • What is the "technical area"?
  • Where was the world’s first soccer club formed?
  • What was the first movie ever made about soccer?
  • Where was the first World Cup held?
  • What are the Laws of the Game?
  • What were the 10 worst losses of life in soccer history?

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Doug Lennox is an internationally acclaimed broadcaster, a veteran character actor, a commercial voice artist, and a bestselling author. He has appeared in more than 60 films and television features, including X-Men, Police Academy, and Dove, and has shared screen time with Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Burt Reynolds, and a myriad of others.

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