"The man with the best memory in football" - Shoot Monthly
The World Cup is footballing nirvana - the ultimate global competition where the best of the best battle it out while the world watches.
Added to the live and televised excitement is the one man who is never without his renowned statistics and encyclopaedic knowledge. Here, in his inimitable style, John Motson provides footy-lovers and laymen with a wealth of illuminating and essential trivia on the facts and history of the World Cup.
This is the perfect guide to everything about the competition: players; great matches; goals and the personalities that have passed through the ages. The book's publication will coincide with the start of the 2006 competition and is a must-read for every fan of World-cup facts and trivia.
John Motson is a footballing icon, revered and adored by all football fans. He has commentated well over 1,000 matches for the BBC in over 25 years as a member of the 'Match of the Day' team and is regarded by many as the voice of football. He lives in Hertfordshire.