Messi (REVISED AND UPDATED EDITION)
UK Publication January 2012
Page Extent 320
A fully updated edition of Luca Caioli’s popular biography of possibly the best footballer ever.
Still only 24, Lionel Messi is on course to become the greatest footballer of all time. The 2009 and 2010 FIFA Player of the Year, 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, and people who have played alongside him. In the final chapter Messi himself sizes up his life so far.
Messi is a revealing portrait of soccer’s most exciting player, updated to include the 2011 Champions League Final, when everyone, including the opposition, applauded Messi and his team.
Luca Caioli is a renowned Italian sports journalist who crafted his reputation at L'Unita, Il Manifesto, La Repubblica, La Gazzetta dello Sporti and Rai 3 in Italy, ITV in Britain, and as chief editor of Euronews TV in France. He settled in Spain five years ago where he is correspondent for SKY Italia and writes for Il Corriere della Sera. He has also written bestselling biographies of footballers Ronaldinho and Zinedine Zidane.
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Other editions / related titles:
Messi: The Inside Story of the Boy Who Became a Legend