Calcio: A History of Italian Football


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The first history of Italian football to be written in English, `Calcio' 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. `Calcio' tells the story of Italian football from its origins in the 1890's 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. We meet the ...

Calcio: A History of Italian Football 2007, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007175758

Mass-market paperback

Calcio: A History of Italian Football 2006, Fourth Estate (GB), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780007175741