The Times World Cup Moments

by Richard Whitehead

On Sale: 01/03/2023

The Times World Cup Moments

by Richard Whitehead

On Sale: 01/03/2023

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About the Book

The ideal gift for football fans to read between matches during the 2022 Qatar World Cup

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

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008547844
  • ISBN 10: 000854784X
  • Imprint: Collins
  • On Sale: 01/03/2023
  • Pages: 224
  • List Price:46.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : SPORTS & RECREATION / Soccer
  • BISAC2 : SPORTS & RECREATION / Sociology of Sports
  • BISAC3 : PHOTOGRAPHY / Photojournalism
  • BISAC4 : SPORTS & RECREATION / Reference
  • BISAC5 : SPORTS & RECREATION / History

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