Why Playing in Red Makes You a Winner


Is there a sport you could turn professional at with only a year of coaching? How much it would cost to run an Indy Car or a Formula as your family car? How can you give yourself a 1-in-12 chance of playing international soccer against Lionel Messi? Why does being born in the summer prevent you from becoming a professional sports star? Which sport is the most profitable to participate in for the least amount of effort? These, plus many more, are the questions posed and answered by How to Play Football Against Cristiano Ronaldo, which, through painstaking research, challenges us to use figures to take a quirky and sideways look at sport. Packed with well-investigated observations and explanations of hidden phenomena, How to Play Football Against Cristiano Ronaldo explores the incredible idiosyncrasies that lie within world sport and will change perceptions of the games we love. Written in a fun and accessible style by a bestselling author and featuring astute observations that range from the technical and serious to fun and entertaining, How to Play Football Against Cristiano Ronaldo offers a refreshing new take on major sports.

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ISBN:

9781780976372

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

224

Dimensions:

21cm x 13cm

RRP:

$16.99

Category:

Sport

Publisher:

Carlton Publishing Group

Published:

01 June 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Gavin Newsham