Calcio: A History of Italian Football
Harper Perennial, 2007 - 616 páginas
The first history of Italian football to be written in English, this book is a mix of serious analysis and comic storytelling, with vivid descriptions of games, goals, dives, missed penalties, riots and scandals in the richest and toughest league in the world. This book tells the story of Italian football from its origins in the 1890s to the present day. It takes us through a history of great players and teams, of style, passion and success, but also of violence, cynicism, catenaccio tactics and corruption.--Publisher's description.