How Soccer Explains the World 2nd Edition by Franklin Foer
9780061978050 â€œAn eccentric, fascinating exposÃ© of a world most of us know nothing about.â€ â€”The New York Times Book Review "An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip." â€”The Wall Street Journal "Foerâ€™s skills as a narrator are enviable. His characterizations... are comparable to those in Norman Mailer's journalism." â€”The Boston Globe A groundbreaking workâ€”named one of the five most influential sports books of the decade by Sports Illustratedâ€”How Soccer Explains the World is a unique and brilliantly illuminating look at soccer, the worldâ€™s most popular sport, as a lens through which to view the pressing issues of our age, from the clash of civilizations to the global economy.