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The Times World Cup Moments

The Times World Cup Moments

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by Winter, Henry, Whitehead, Richard, Times Books | Literature & literary studies
Published 27/10/2022 by HarperCollins Publishers (Collins) in the United Kingdom
Hardback | 224 pages
222 x 286 x 23mm | 1180g


Shortlisted for the 2023 Illustrated Sports Book of the Year

The ideal gift for football fans

Pairing epic sports photography with articles from The Times and The Sunday Times archive, this volume brings together 100 of the most iconic moments from World Cup history.

With striking, full-colour photography, rarely seen archival images and sensational reporting on the action, The Times World Cup Moments tells the unofficial story of the world's largest single sporting event as it unfolded on - and off - the pitch. Featuring the greatest goals, most historic line-ups, heroic players and unforgettable controversies, these split-second moments have changed the course of World Cup history and generated a global sensation along the way.

The perfect Christmas gift for any football fan, some of the best moments from this book include:* The first World Cup, Uruguay 1930* North Korea's fairy tale, England 1966* David Beckham's perfect free-kick, France 1998* Brazil's golden line-up, Mexico 1970* The infamous Hand of God, Mexico 1986* Roger Milla's celebration, Italy 1990* Zinedine Zidane's chipped Panenka penalty, Germany 2006* Germany's humiliation of the hosts, Brazil 2014* Cristiano Ronaldo's spectacular hat-trick, South Korea 2018

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