Author(s): Colin Mitchell
101 Great Football Players profiles the best and brightest players in 'the beautiful game' today. From veterans such as Lionel Messi and Frank Lampard, to promising up-and-comers like Jack Wilshere and Edinson Cavani, the chosen 101 have all made, or look set to make, an indelible impression on the game. Each entry covers the player's history in the sport, from junior levels to the top leagues in Europe and worldwide, with details of transfer fees, awards and international turnouts. Revealing quotes from team-mates, opponents and coaches, and 'extra time' insights into the players' personal quirks and backgrounds, will keep readers fully informed. Featuring an incredible array of images from the Shoot magazine archives, and presented in glorious large-format hardback, 101 Great Football Players is the perfect gift for football fans, or for anyone who wants an insight into the best and most likely performers in top-tier football today.
Colin Mitchell has been a sports reporter since the age of 16. A varied career has seen him work for newspapers, radio programs and national magazines, interviewing players and managers in every division. He has been the editor of Shoot magazine and its various spin-offs, including the bestselling Annual, since 2000.