Discover football's most brilliant and bizarre true stories
Football can bring moments of joy and huge emotion. It can also bring moments of supreme weirdness! Some of football's oddest stories are almost too strange to be believed. From a match halted by bees, to a player being sent off for farting, this book uncovers some of the strangest true stories in the history of the sport. It's a great fun read for any football fan aged 8+.
If you enjoyed this book, why not look out for Strange but True: Sport.
Paul's books cover a wide range of subjects, from whether the Romans ate crisps to how to build the world's best skatepark, but he writes mostly about sport. Whether you are interested in swimming, cycling, snowboarding, surfing or another sport, Paul has probably written something that will inspire you to get out and give it a try. Paul writes in a shack by the beach, which he shares with his one-eyed surf dog, Daisy.
Table of Contents
1: Football - but not as we know it!
1: Football's thug-like beginnings
1: Football: worldwide fun
1: Breaking the rules
1: The best names in the game
1: Extreme fans
1: Knockout competition
1: Football's greatest upsets
1: Weird World Cup
1: Football extremes
1: Crazy keepers
1: Goals, glorious goals
1: It's a funny old game
1: Football quiz
Strange But True!: Football by Paul Mason
Strange But True!
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
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