Nothing beats the sporting spectacle of the FIFA World Cup and this official junior guide contains everything young readers need to become true 2010 FIFA World Cup experts. They can study the easy-to-follow World Cup team analysis and star player profiles, and absorb the brilliant big match photographs in what is the only official FIFA endorsed 2010 World Cup junior companion. Illustrated with 100 amazing images and appealing to all ages, this fantastic book includes analysis of each of the qualified teams as well as profiles of all of the tournament's star players including Kaka, Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Lionel Messi and Fernando Torres. Meet Zakumi the leopard, the official FIFA World Cup 2010 mascot, read the special features on the tournament's stadiums and fans, fill-in the progress chart and solve the many fun puzzles and quizzes all based around the World Cup. "The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Fact File" is guaranteed to keep any junior fan entertained throughout the entire World Cup tournament.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Meet Zakumi the leopard; Tour the Stadiums; World Cup Records; Know the Teams; Who Said What?; Photo Fun Star; Player Profiles; World Cup History; Fill-in Progress Chart.
Gavin Newsham is an award-winning writer whose work regularly appears in the Observer Sport Monthly and the Sunday Times. His previous books include Once in a Lifetime, the story of the New York Cosmos and celebrated biographies of golfer John Daly (winner of NSC Best New Writer in 2004) and The Treasures of Muhammad Ali.