|Forlag||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Emne||Football (Soccer, Association football)|
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The definitive book about the national identities, heroes, and dramatic stories from Latin American soccer throughout history, perfect for World Cup reading. ';Golazo!' means ';amazing goal!' And the word perfectly captures the unique, exuberant, all- encompassing, passionate role that soccer plays in Latin America.Andreas Campomar offers readers the definitive history of Latin American soccer from the early, deadly Mesoamerican ballgames to the multi-billion dollar international business it is today. Golazo! explores the intersection of soccer, politics, economics, high and low culture, and how passion for a game captured a continent.The triumphs, the heartbreaks, the origins and the future, the political and the personalGolazo! is the perfect book for new fans and diehard followers around the world.