Messi – 2014 Updated Edition (Paperback)

The Inside Story of the Boy Who Became a Legend

Luca Caioli

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Lionel Messi is the greatest player of his generation – perhaps of all time. The talisman of a Barcelona team that has dominated Spanish and European football, and the winner of the FIFA Ballon d’Or an unprecedented four times in a row, he is fast, elusive and mesmerising.

Luca Caioli draws on numerous exclusive testimonies to tell Messi’s story, including his parents and extended family, his coaches, those who have played alongside him and even Messi himself.

Messi is a revealing portrait of football’s most exciting star, updated to include the electrifying 2012/13 season in which the humble young sportsman rewrote the record books to the delight of fans across the globe.

Luca Caioli is the bestselling author of Ronaldo and Torres. A renowned Italian sports journalist, he lives in Spain corresponding for SKY Italia and Corriere della Sera.

‘Fully revised and absorbing … a portrait of a young man who overcame a childhood dogged by health problems to become a global superstar.’Choice Magazine
‘Very thorough, with author Luca Caioli racking up the air miles in pursuit of those who’ve seen Messi grow.’Sport Magazine

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about this book

ISBN: 9781906850616

Price: GBP 8.99, USD 14.95, AUD 19.99, USD 14.95

Pages: 304

Publication date: 01-08-2013


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