Published: June 2006
Learn More
In Learn More the National Geographic magazine team shares some its best sources and other information to expand your knowledge of our featured subjects. Special thanks to the Research Division.

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Bibliography

Crouch, Terry. The World Cup: The Complete History. Aurum, 2002.

Eisenberg, Christiane, and others. 100 Years of Football: The FIFA Centennial Book. Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2004

Goldblatt, David. Soccer Yearbook: 2004-5. DK Publishing, 2004

Liss, Howard. Soccer: International Game. Funk and Wagnalls, 1968.

Oliver, Guy. Almanack of World Football: 2006. Headline Book Publishing, 2005.

Wesson, John. The Science of Soccer. Institute of Physics Publishing, 2002.

NGS Resources

Ottinger, John. "Play Like Mia Hamm!" National Geographic World (September 2002), 26-28.

Convey, Bobby. "Kickin' Back." National Geographic World (April 2002), 12-13.