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By Jonathan Wilson

ISBN-10: 1409126943

ISBN-13: 9781409126942

ISBN-10: 1409144437

ISBN-13: 9781409144434

The definitive historical past of Argentinian soccer from the award-winning writer of Inverting the Pyramid

Diego Maradona, Gabriel Batistuta, Juan Román Riquelme, Sergio Agüero, Lionel Messi ... Argentina is answerable for many of the maximum footballers on this planet. Their wealthy, unstable historical past is made of either the chic and the ruthlessly pragmatic.

Argentina is a kingdom passionate about soccer, and Jonathan Wilson, having lived there off and on over the last decade, is preferably put to chart the 5 levels of Argentinian soccer: the appropriation of the British video game; the golden age of la nuestra, the exuberant type of taking part in that built as Juan Perón led the rustic into isolation; a hardening into the brutal equipment of anti-fútbol; the fusing of good looks and efficacy lower than César Luis Menotti; and the ludicrous (albeit underachieving) artistic expertise of contemporary occasions.

More than the other state Argentina lives and breathes soccer, its theories and myths. the topic is fiercely debated on road corners and in cafes. It has even preoccupied the country's maximum writers and philosophers.

Angels with soiled Faces is the definitive historical past of an excellent footballing country and its many paradoxes.

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