Footballeur: An Autobiography by Robert Pires

Footballeur: An Autobiography by Robert Pires

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When Arsene Wenger brought Robert Pires to Arsenal in the summer of 2000 he was a good footballer on the cusp of greatness. After a slow first season, his second was astonishing.

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When Arsene Wenger brought Robert Pires to Arsenal in the summer of 2000 he was a good footballer on the cusp of greatness. After a slow first season, his second was astonishing. He was a key player in Arsenal's double-winning year until a terrible injury curtailed the series of glorious performances that won him the prestigious Football Writers' Player of the Year award and put an end to his World Cup dreams. Robert Pires has always wanted to be a professional footballer and this triumphant story of footballing success has been preceded by a life dedicated to this single aim. After announcing at the age of eight that he intended to play football for a living he finally achieved his goal when he went to play for Rheims in 1991. Since then his career has taken him to Metz, to Marseilles, to Arsenal and onto the world stage with Les Bleus. In this book he describes how he turned his dreams into reality: the sacrifices he has made, the injuries he has had to endure; the rewards and demands of playing in the Premiership, and how his time with Arsene Wenger and Arsenal has transformed him. Footballeur is an honest and fascinating account of a brilliant career on planet football

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SKU GOR001230371
Title Footballeur: An Autobiography
Author By (author) Robert Pires
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage
Year Published 2004
Number of Pages 208
ISBN 10 0224069810
ISBN 13 9780224069816
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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When Arsene Wenger brought Robert Pires to Arsenal in the summer of 2000 he was a good footballer on the cusp of greatness. After a slow first season, his second was astonishing. He was a key player in Arsenal's double-winning year until a terrible injury curtailed the series of glorious performances that won him the prestigious Football Writers' Player of the Year award and put an end to his World Cup dreams. Robert Pires has always wanted to be a professional footballer and this triumphant story of footballing success has been preceded by a life dedicated to this single aim. After announcing at the age of eight that he intended to play football for a living he finally achieved his goal when he went to play for Rheims in 1991. Since then his career has taken him to Metz, to Marseilles, to Arsenal and onto the world stage with Les Bleus. In this book he describes how he turned his dreams into reality: the sacrifices he has made, the injuries he has had to endure; the rewards and demands of playing in the Premiership, and how his time with Arsene Wenger and Arsenal has transformed him. Footballeur is an honest and fascinating account of a brilliant career on planet football
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001230371
Title Footballeur: An Autobiography
Author By (author) Robert Pires
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage
Year Published 2004
Number of Pages 208
ISBN 10 0224069810
ISBN 13 9780224069816
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No