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Football School Season 1: Where Football Explains the World

 8.50

by Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton

A groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the world through football.

Football School Season 1: Where Football Explains the World

The first book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads. When do footballers poo? Can you play football on Mars? What is a magic sponge? You will find the answers to these questions and more in chapters on subjects such as history, geography, biology and maths.

About the Authors

Alex Bellos writes about maths for the Guardian and is the author of two works of popular science, Alex’s Adventures in Numberland and Alex Through the Looking-Glass as well as the mathematical colouring book Snowflake Seashell Star. He has also written Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life, which was shortlisted for Sports Book of the Year, and he ghost-wrote Pelé’s bestselling autobiography. He lives in West London.

Ben Lyttleton is a journalist, broadcaster and football consultant. He is the author of Twelve Yards: The Art and Psychology of the Perfect Penalty and his football articles have been published in over 20 countries.Ben e is a director of Soccernomics, a football consultancy that helps teams improve their performance. He lives in North London.

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Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 11 × 1.2 × 18 cm