Learn all about twenty-eight of the best players competing for the 2018 World Cup!
From unstoppable scorers like Messi and Ronaldo to crafty midfielders like Iniesta and Modric, and ironclad defenders like Philipp Lahm and Thiago Silva. Get the inside scoop on their strengths and weaknesses heading into the showdown in Moscow.
See incredible action shots of their on-field wizardry.
About the Author
Illugi Jokulsson is a journalist, editor, and author based in Iceland.
"These books address a largely unfilled niche: short, highly readable biographies of contemporary soccer stars. The texts are printed over and around voluminous, richly printed photographs and include many pages of scoring statistics and league standings, awards, even a QR code to direct readers to a video of Zlatan's 40-yard bicycle-kick goal in a 2012 match against England. Frequent references to great players of the past--Maradona, Pel , Cruyff, Eusebio--lend the books a welcome historical context.... These entries are excellent...."
--School Library Journal