World Cup Stories tells a shocking or surprising tale from every World Cup. It features stunning true stories, including:
- The France captain executed as a Nazi
- Osama Bin Laden’s plot to blow up the England team
- The 100-hour Football War between El Salvador and Honduras
Find out why Roger Milla locked 120 pygmies in the basement of Cameroon’s national stadium, and the key role played by Scotland in Argentina’s 1986 World Cup win. Learn why winning the World Cup at home means so much to Brazil, and why one of Poland’s best ever strikers was virtually erased from history. There are 19 stories in all, collected from articles in Sport magazine, and each is beautifully illustrated. It’s the perfect accompaniment to the World Cup in Brazil.