In 1934, Italy hosted and won the World Cup, but its triumph was marred by accusations that fascist Italian leader Benito Mussolini handpicked the match officials. Members of the Austrian team,...
Forza Italia is a fascinating tale of inspired players, skilled coaches, rich tycoons, glitzy media coverage, Mafia corruption, allegations of drug taking, and fan power—culminating in the 2006 World Cup victory that delighted a nation and a match-fixing scandal that shocked the world.
- Paddy Agnew
- Paddy Agnew
Jul 11, 2021 · — Italy (@azzurri) July 11, 2021 This was Italy’s 10th major tournament final – six World Cup and four Euros, with only Germany (14) having played more among European nations. Italy won the European Championship in 1968, but have lost their subsequent two final appearances in the competition in 2000 and 2012.
Forza Italiais a fascinating tale of inspired players, skilled coaches, rich tycoons, glitzy media coverage, Mafia corruption, allegations of drug taking and fan power - culminating in the 2006...
Jan 01, 2007 · Agnew’s approach places soccer in its place in the framework of life in Italy. Agnew weaves his book with that knowledge, not divorcing sport from business from religion from life. As Forza Italia...
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May 05, 2008 · Passionate soccer fans will relate to the emotional roller coaster that is so common around the globe during those remarkable four weeks of the World Cup. Italians, soccer fans, sports fans at large, and anyone who loves compelling stories accentuating the values of teamwork and determination will find something to treasure in this excellent book.
- Tony Limarzi