Game of Their Lives The Untold Story of the World Cup's Biggest Upset

ISBN-10: 0060758775
ISBN-13: 9780060758776
Authors: Geoffrey Douglas
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In the summer of 1950, a most unlikely group was assembled to represent its country in the first soccer World Cup since World War II. The Americans were outsiders to the sport, the underdogs of the event, a 500-to-1 long shot. But they were also proud and loyal men -- to one another, to their communities, and certainly to their country. Facing almost no time to prepare, opponents with superior training, and skepticism from the rest of the world, this ragtag group of unknowns was inspired to a stunning victory over England and one of the most thrilling upsets in the history of sports. Written by critically acclaimed author Geoffrey Douglas, and now a film directed by David Anspaugh…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 176 Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 0.330 lbs.