Author(s): Iain Spragg
Sport & Fitness
See the 85-year history of the World Cup as never before: through 100 iconic objects associated with the game.
This fabulous photographic history boasts the most fascinating collection of artifacts from the FIFA World Cup. The 100 objects include: the ball used in the final of the very first tournament; the collar of Pickles the dog (who found the stolen FIFA World Cup trophy in 1966); the shirt Bobby Moore gave to Pelé in the 1970 finals and the one Diego Maradona wore when he scored his infamous "Hand of God" goal; the infamous, controversial vuvuzela; and the scoreboard that registered Brazil's calamitous defeat to Germany. Entertaining text by a recognized soccer authority and supplementary photos put each item in context and highlight its significance. Every item tells a rich and fascinating story.
Produced in association with the British National Football Museum and the official FIFA collection