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Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi

The Ultimate Fan Book

The Ultimate Fan Book


64 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Cloth, $14.99 (US $14.99)

Publication Date: May 2014

ISBN 9781780974439

Rights: US

Welbeck Publishing Group (May 2014)
Carlton Publishing Group

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The first book for children and young adults about the world's leading soccer starThanks to his sublime skill, mesmerizing vision, and incredible goal-scoring record, Lionel Messi is widely regarded as one of the world's greatest soccer players and he looks set to become the greatest player of all time. This stunningly illustrated celebration of Messi contains everything a junior fan could want to know about the Barcelona and Argentina superstar. With photos throughout, the book charts Lionel Messi's incredible career, exploring his early years in Argentina through to him becoming a double Champions League winner and multiple holder of the FIFA World Player of the Year title. Written in a lively, buzzing style and filled with fun features, fantastic photographs, and enlightening quotes, this book celebrates his greatest moments and famous goals, and gives readers a special insight into how he became the world's greatest soccer star.

Author Biography

Mike Perez is a sportswriter who spent five years as the Press Association's Spanish sports correspondent.