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Doctor Socrates: Footballer, Philosopher, Legend

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A stunning new biography of Socrates, the iconic captain of the greatest Brazil side never to win the World Cup. Socrates was always special. A hugely talented athlete who graduated in medicine yet drank and smoked to excess. The attacking midfielder stood out – and not just because of his 6’4″ frame. Fans were enthralled by his inch-perfect passes, his coolness in front of goal and his back heel, the trademark move that singled him out as the most unique footballer of his generation. Off…



Doctor Socrates

Pub Date : 2017-03-09 | Author : Andrew Downie | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781471154096
ISBN 13 : 1471154092

'Compelling from start to finish...Downie does full justice to an extraordinary life' Pete Davies, author of All Played Out. A stunning new biography of Socrates, the iconic captai..

Doctor Socrates

Pub Date : 2018-06-19 | Author : Andrew Downie | Publisher : Simon & Schuster UK

ISBN 10 : 1471154084
ISBN 13 : 9781471154089

A stunning new authorized biography of Socrates—the iconic 1982 captain of Brazil’s greatest national soccer team to never win the World Cup. Socrates was always special. With ..

Doctor Socrates

Pub Date : 2017-09-05 | Author : Andrew Downie | Publisher : Simon & Schuster UK

ISBN 10 : 1471154076
ISBN 13 : 9781471154072

A stunning new biography of Socrates—the iconic 1982 captain of Brazil’s greatest national soccer team to never win the World Cup. Socrates was always special. With his 6’4..

Kaiser

Pub Date : 2018-07-26 | Author : Rob Smyth | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781473555556
ISBN 13 : 1473555558

1980s Rio de Janeiro. There’s only one king in this city and he’s got the mullet, swagger and fake ID to prove it. Introducing Carlos Henrique Raposo, known to all as KAISER. T..

Angels With Dirty Faces

Pub Date : 2017-09-21 | Author : Jonathan Wilson | Publisher : Orion

ISBN 10 : 1409126943
ISBN 13 : 9781409126942

The definitive history of Argentinian football from the award-winning author of Inverting the Pyramid Diego Maradona, Gabriel Batistuta, Juan Rom�n Riquelme, Sergio Ag�ero, Lio..

Every Boy S Dream

Pub Date : 2009-08-03 | Author : Chris Green | Publisher : A&C Black

ISBN 10 : 9781408132098
ISBN 13 : 1408132095

Short listed for the Best Football Book in the 2010 British Sport Book Awards The way Britain develops its top football talent is a hot topic of debate. The failure of all four of ..

The Greatest Comeback From Genocide To Football Glory

Pub Date : 2017-05-18 | Author : David Bolchover | Publisher : Biteback Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781785902642
ISBN 13 : 1785902644

Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2017. Longlisted for the Coutts Football Writers Association Award 2018. Before Pep Guardiola and before José Mourin..

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