History of Soccer

History of Soccer

The Beautiful Game

DVD - 2001 | Widescreenletterbox edition.
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Through exclusive interviews and unparalleled footage, this fantastic series provides both an in-depth study for avid soccer fans and an enjoyable overview for new converts.
From the ancient games and rituals that predate soccer by thousands of years, to the playing fields of Victorian Britain, this program explores the bloody and very often fatal origins of a sport that become a global obsession. This series tells the international story of football (soccer), from the origins to the future. Examines the careers of exceptional players, football's place within various cultures, corruption, hooliganism, Brazil's contribution, the media's role and the game's universal appeal. Key figures are interviewed.
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif : Shout! Factory, [2001]
Edition: Widescreenletterbox edition.
Copyright Date: ©2001
Branch Call Number: DVD 796.33409 HIS
Characteristics: 7 videodiscs (15 hr. 14 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Stamp, Terence


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Sep 08, 2017

If you are new to the sport or just love it this set of DVDs is quite thorough in its presentation. A lot of other history, modern history tags along.

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