March 1, 2010| 0

Book Review: Soccernomics: Why England Loses, Why Germany and Brazil Win, and Why the US, Japan, Australia, Turkey — and Even Iraq — Are Destined to Become the Kings of the World’s Most Popular Sport

by Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski (New York: Nation Books, 2009. 328 pp) Simon Kuper writes weekly sports columns for the Financial Times. Of his many books written on soccer from an anthropological perspective, Kuper’s Soccer Against the Enemy won the William Hill Prize for sports book of the year. Kuper lives in Paris with […]