Tactics. Rules. Strategies. Styles. Stats. Facts.The latest installment in the international bestselling Show Me How series, The Complete Quick-Look Guide to the Game of SOCCER is an engaging, quick-look reference guide to mastering the sport. Whether you’re a youngster just learning to play, a seasoned veteran looking for some new tirkcs, a coach, or a big fan – this is a must-have book.
The Complete Quick-Look Guide to the Game of SOCCER is a foolproof guide to all things soccer. Whether you want to learn more about the sport, learn new skills and tricks, or become a stat-master you can find it all in these pages.
Organizations and Competitions: FIFA to UEFA, Champions to MLS, La Liga to Premier, World Cup to Olympics—find all the need to know information here.
Rules: Find a complete rulebook for every age group, and the basic do’s and don’ts for those really technical rules.
Techniques and Tactics: From slick tricks to burn a defender like the Cruyff turn or zidane roulette, to airborne efforts of the bicycle kick find easy-to-follow instructions as to master these highlight-reel-worthy yet practical game moves. Don’t miss the special chapter on goalkeeping.
Stats: Who are the 10 best players to ever play the game? What were the most costly transfers? Find the answers and so much more in the fact-packed section.
Due to its combination of soccer knowledge, skills, strategies and general information The Complete Quick-Look Guide to the Game of SOCCER is unique to other soccer books on the market.
Tip 152: Get Familiar With FIFA Continental Associations & Confederations:
All associations organize qualifiers for the World Cup and the Olympics.
CAF: Confédération Africaine de Football. Founded: 1957
UEFA: Union of European Football Associations. Founded: 1954
CONCACAF: Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football. Founded: 1961
CONMEBOL: Confederação Sul-Americana de Futebol (Portuguese) or Confederacíon Sudamericana de Fútbol: Founded: 1916
AFC: Asian Football Confederation. Founded: 1954
OFC: Oceania Football Confederation. Founded: 1966