Messi 2015 Updated Edition

Instead let's take a look at the headlines: 'Messi is worth the whole team' – El País, 20/09/07 'Messi plays Messiah' – Marca, 23/09/07 'Messi dominates' – El Mundo, 23/09/07 'Messi's got guts' – El Periódico, 27/09/07 'Messi was worth ...

Author: Luca Caioli

Publisher: Icon Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781906850821

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Lionel Messi is a mesmerising talent who has continued to astound the world of football ever since assuming his role at the heart of a star-studded Barcelona side in 2004. Overcoming a career-threatening growth hormone deficiency, he has won almost everything there is to win, including an unprecedented four FIFA Ballons d’Or. Luca Caioli draws on numerous exclusive testimonies to tell Messi’s story, including his parents and extended family, his coaches, those who have played alongside him and even Messi himself. Messi is a revealing portrait of football’s most unassuming superstar, updated to include the dramatic 2013/14 season and the 2014 FIFA World Cup in which his match-winning performances finally began to win over his harshest critics – his fellow countrymen.
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Ronaldo 2015 Updated Edition

Physical fitness: Cristiano Ronaldo 107 Lionel Messi Speed: Cristiano Ronaldo 98 Lionel Messi Dribbling: Cristiano Ronaldo 810 Lionel Messi Shooting: Cristiano Ronaldo 98 Lionel Messi Passing: Cristiano Ronaldo 99 Lionel Messi ...

Author: Luca Caioli

Publisher: Icon Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781906850845

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

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Cristiano Ronaldo is known throughout the world for his devastating ability and his carefully crafted image. A two-time Ballon d’Or winner with his own fashion label, he is every inch the modern superstar, but behind the glamour lies one of the most dedicated athletes the sport has ever known. Luca Caioli, author of the bestselling Messi, tells the inside story of the Real Madrid star whose determination has driven him to the very top of his game, featuring insights from those who know him best: coaches, teammates, girlfriends and even the man himself. Updated to include all the action from his hugely successful 2013/14 campaign, Ronaldo offers a unique behind-the-scenes look at one of football’s all-time greats.
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Neymar 2015 Updated Edition

The Making of the World's Greatest New Number 10 Luca Caioli. an overly defensive team, with too many players ... Just like Messi, who started on the wings and then moved to a fake number 9 position. This is the job of the manager: all ...

Author: Luca Caioli

Publisher: Icon Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781906850760

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Neymar is the youngest Brazilian ever to reach 35 international goals and time is on his side as he closes in on Pelé’s long-standing record of 77. The Barcelona wünderkind has already scored more times for Brazil by the age of 22 than Rivaldo or Jairzinho did in their entire careers. Luca Caioli, author of bestselling biographies of Messi and Ronaldo, looks back on Neymar’s unstoppable rise with exclusive private access to his friends and family, coaches, teammates and adoring fans. Updated to include his headline-grabbing World Cup performances and the fallout from Brazil's spectacular collapse in his injury-enforced absence, Neymar is the inside story of football’s newest star.
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Messi Neymar Ronaldo

Updated Edition Luca Caioli. And he's back at it the following season, as 2015–16 sees him cement his star status. The achievements at club level are not quite as spectacular as the previous year – although they still win La Liga and ...

Author: Luca Caioli

Publisher: Icon Books

ISBN: 9781785784330

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

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FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF MESSI , RONALDO AND NEYMAR The world’s greatest players, head to head. Lionel Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo have risen from humble beginnings in Argentina, Brazil and Portugal to rank among the most exciting talents football has ever seen. Now, Luca Caioli, author of bestselling individual biographies of each player, asks: ‘Who is the greatest’? Comparing their contrasting styles, stories, records and awards, he gives you everything you need to decide who comes out top. With exclusive insights from their friends, families, teammates and managers, Caioli presents a unique insight into what makes a modern player not just successful, but truly great. Includes all the action from the 2017/18 season and the 2018 World Cup
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Messi 2018 Updated Edition

... January 2013 30 Messidependence 19 May 2013 31 Barcelona Conversation with Leo Messi 32 A turbulent season 17 May 2014 33 History's revenge 13 July 2014 34 From Anoeta to Berlin 6 June 2015 35 The curse of the number 10 4 July 2015 ...

Author: Luca Caioli

Publisher: Icon Books

ISBN: 9781785782459

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 221

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Having risen to the top of the game more than a decade ago, Lionel Messi has matured into the perfect team player, as likely to provide a superlative assist as a masterful match-winner. As the star of an exceptional Barcelona team, he has won more silverware than most football clubs. Messi is Luca Caioli’s classic portrait of a footballing icon, now fully updated to include all the action from 2016/17. Featuring exclusive testimony from those who know him best, including coaches, teammates and even Messi himself, it offers an unrivalled behind-the-scenes look at the career of a sporting giant.
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Messi 2017 Updated Edition

... January 2013 30 Messidependence 19 May 2013 31 Barcelona Conversation with Leo Messi 32 A turbulent season 17 May 2014 33 History's revenge 13 July 2014 34 From Anoeta to Berlin 6 June 2015 35 The curse of the number 10 4 July 2015 ...

Author: Luca Caioli

Publisher: Icon Books

ISBN: 9781785781384

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

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Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer of our time: a magician with uncanny ability to beat defenders, find space and score goals. 2016 saw him win the Ballon d'Or for a record fifth time, further emphasising his status as the greatest footballer in the world today, and possibly ever. Messi is Luca Caioli’s classic portrait of modern football’s undisputed superstar, now fully updated to include all the action from 2015/16. Featuring exclusive testimony from those who know him best, including coaches, teammates and even Messi himself, it offers an unrivalled behind-the-scenes look at the life of a football superstar.
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Messi vs Ronaldo 2017 Updated Edition

Messi wins just 15.76 per cent, and Neuer is third with 15.72 per cent. Unlike the previous year, Cristiano gets through the presentation without any tears, although he still looks very emotional at the gala on 12 January 2015.

Author: Luca Caioli

Publisher: Icon Books

ISBN: 9781785781308

Category: Sports & Recreation

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In 2009 Real Madrid paid £80m, a then record fee, to sign a ready-made superstar in an effort to keep pace with a Barcelona side that had won it all. In doing so, they sparked a rivalry like no other; Messi vs Ronaldo. The seasons that have followed have been truly spectacular, the battle for supremacy increasing in profile and intensity all the while. Their styles, personalities and footballing allegiances continue to divide opinion, but their dominance of the record books has now put one claim beyond debate - this is football's greatest ever head-to-head. Acclaimed football writer Luca Caioli draws on invaluable testimonies from those closest to the two stars, with exclusive insights from friends, families, teammates and managers, to tell the inside story of this fascinating rivalry.
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Messi 2016 Updated Edition

'Gold for Messi, glory for Barça,' reads the headline in Sport, emphasising that more than any individual player, there is one clear winner: Barcelona. The only dissenting opinion comes from weekly sports magazine Don Balón, ...

Author: Luca Caioli

Publisher: Icon Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781906850920

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer of our time: a magician with uncanny ability to beat defenders, find space and score goals. At the peak of his powers during Barcelona’s 2015 treble win – a decade on from his first Spanish title – the four-time Ballon d’Or winner has again eclipsed his rivals and proved emphatically that he has no intention of surrendering his crown just yet. Messi is Luca Caioli’s classic portrait of modern football’s star turn, now fully updated to include all the action from 2014/15. Featuring exclusive testimony from those who know him best, including coaches, teammates and even Messi himself, it offers an unrivalled behind-the-scenes look at the life of a football superstar.
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Messi

2022 Updated Edition Luca Caioli. 23 A thwarted dream 16 July 2011 24 Hat-trick 9 January 2012 25 Record 7 January 2013 26 Messidependence 19 May 2013 27 Barcelona Conversation with Leo Messi in 2013 28 A turbulent season 17 May 2014 29 ...

Author: Luca Caioli

Publisher: Icon Books

ISBN: 9781785789137

Category: Sports & Recreation

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FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF RONALDO AND NEYMAR. Prolific, cool-headed and unerringly consistent, Lionel Messi is one of the most revered footballers in history. But did you know that his transfer to Barcelona was first agreed on a paper napkin? Or that an x-ray of his hand was to thank for identifying his growth hormone deficiency? And do you know why he refused to collect his first ever Champions League winner's medal? Find out all this and more in Luca Caioli's classic portrait of a footballing icon, featuring exclusive interviews with those who know him best and even Messi himself.
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Messi vs Ronaldo

Updated Edition Luca Caioli ... Messi wins just 15.76 per cent, and Neuer is third with 15.72 per cent. ... gets through the presentation without any tears, although he still looks very emotional at the gala on 12 January 2015.

Author: Luca Caioli

Publisher: Icon Books

ISBN: 9781785784446

Category: Sports & Recreation

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FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF MBAPPÉ AND MESSI, NEYMAR, RONALDO For years, a personal battle has defined top-level European football – Messi vs Ronaldo. A rivalry like no other. Since they were first pitted against each other in 2007, the two men’s domination of the record books has been unparalleled. They continue to divide opinion but one thing is beyond doubt: this is football’s greatest ever head-to-head. Luca Caioli draws on the exclusive testimonies of managers, teammates, friends and family to tell the inside story of this momentous rivalry. Includes all the action from the 2017/18 season and the 2018 World Cup
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