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The Game of Their Lives: The Untold Story of the World Cup's Biggest Upset

By: "Douglas, Geoffrey"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: It Books:

Seller ID: 9780060758776

ISBN: 0060758775

Condition: GOOD


In the summer of 1950, a most unlikely group was assembled to represent its country in the first soccer World Cup since World War II. The Americans were outsiders to the sport, the underdogs of the event, a 500-to-1 long shot. But they were also proud and loyal men -- to one another, to their communities, and certainly to their country. Facing almost no time to prepare, opponents with superior training, and skepticism from the rest of the world, this ragtag group of unknowns was inspired to a stunning victory over England and one of the most thrilling upsets in the history of sports.Writ... View more info