Calcio: A History of Italian Football

A NEW edition of John Foot s book which tells of Italy s national obsession in a country which once produced the richest league in the world. And having produced the riches then came the inevitable scandals and claims of corruption. Foot – the son of the

A NEW edition of John Foot's book which tells of Italy's national obsession in a country which once produced the richest league in the world.

And having produced the riches then came the inevitable scandals and claims of corruption.

Foot - the son of the late campaigning journalist Paul Foot - traces the life and times of Italian football from its beginnings in the 1890s through to its World Cup achievements.

Foot uncovers the great players idolised in Serie A, and the passion and even violence surrounding the game in a nation's quest for success.


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