Ivor Baddiel

50 Times Football Changed the World
  • 50 Times Football Changed the World

  • From football legend, Gary Lineker, comes a collection of truly uplifting, empowering and extraordinary football stories that have inspired him throughout his career.

    Did you hear about the match that took place in no-man's land between enemy forces during World War I?

    Or about the world's greenest club, working to tackle climate change?

    And I bet you didn't know about the mother of women's football who showed the world why girls should compete too!

    Written with author and TV writer Ivor Baddiel, in this fun and fact-packed book, Gary Lineker shares 50 of his favourite football stories that highlight the many awe-inspiring, heart-warming and eye-opening moments that have changed the game - and sometimes the world - forever.

    From pioneering players, trailblazing managers, and incredible tales both on and off the pitch, this book contains everything you ever wanted to know about the beautiful game. And with 'Game-Changer Awards' presented to incredible teams and players throughout, this is the ultimate gift for young footie fans everywhere.

Ivor Baddiel is a scriptwriter and author. He regularly writes for some of the biggest shows on British television including The BAFTAs, The X Factor and The National Television Awards. Ivor is also the author of nineteen books for both children and adults.

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