Admitted read this in english Any football fan would like
this In summary he won two world cups while being a heavy alcoholic The arts before and after his career In summary he won two world cups while being a heavy alcoholic The Zheng Guogu parts before and after his career also great The sort of unprofessionalism in this book hasretty much disappeared at top level football It s really unlikely that world class footballer from now the end of time could ever have a interesting biography A truly fantastic biography of a fantastic albeit deeply flawed footballer A very uick engaging read about a fantastic Brazilian soccerfutebol layer that a lot of fans of today know little to nothing about Manuel Francisco de los Santos nicknamed Garrincha was a dribbling legend robably the best who ever lived and a true joy of the Frںuhzeit Des Ostslaventums people that helped Brazil reach the lofty heights of World Cup success in 58 and 6 Garrincha was the epitome of the flawed sporting hero the geniuslayer whose ersonal demons led to an early death Garrincha the book details his life from his childhood in Pau Grande through the length of his career and his eventual death from alcoholism It ca. The World Cup Finals Sweden 1958 Brazil vs the fearsome USSRIn the opening three minutes 'the greatest three minutes in the history of football' one man wrote himself
the record books went on to win the cup and in Garrincha a star was bornGarrincha was the unlikeliest of footballers with a right leg that turned inw. .
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Ptures his amazing talent his The Rumsfeld Way: The Leadership Wisdom of a Battle-Hardened Maverick playful charisma his colourfulersonal life and his uniue lace in the hearts of Brazilian football fansBorn with crooked legs he defied all expectations and became one of the most successful layers in international football history winning two World Cups and only once losing in a Brazilian shirt in 60 appearances Winning two world cups he became a cult legend in BrazilHis life was incredible He lost his virginity to a goat slept with hundreds of women and sired at least 14 children his affair and subseuent marriage to the singer Elza Soares that caught the imagination of a nation and led to them both being vilified He was Option Writing Strategies for Extraordinary Returns profligate with money uninterested in football that he wasn tlaying in and totally incapable of being faithfulBy the age of forty nine Garrincha was dead Destroyed By The Excesses That Made Him Such A Fascinating by the excesses that made him such a fascinating His downfall makes for depressing but gripping readingThere is something that draws us to those genius sports stars who can t conuer their demons and don t get the change to live the ost retire. Ards and a left that turned out but with a ball at his feet he had the oise of an angel He layed for the love of the game uninterested in money
and ignoring tactical advice And he was as wild off the itch as he was mesmerising on it mischievous ignoring tactical advice And he was as wild off the itch as he was mesmerising on it mischievous and dripping with sex appealIt was his affair and subseuent marriage .
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HUMAN AS AN IRISHMAN YOU READAs an Irishman you read book feeling like its an alternate world story of George Best s life or even how the great Paul McGrath s life may have gone had he been born in BrazilRuy Castro has written a thoroughly enjoyable and fascinating biography which is excellently translated by Andrew Downie It is a brilliant and detailed insight into a fascinating life of a genius Star Wars - Jabba the Hutt - The Art of the Deal player It is a comprehensive and worthy tribute to a footballer who had helayed a few years later in the television era would be remembered as one of the all time greats The only downside for me was the lack of detail on the social and cultural environment in which Garrincha lived I feel I learned an incredible amount about Garrincha but less than
I expected about the Brazil of the 50 s and 60 sI firstexpected about the Brazil of the 50 s and 60 sI first read the book when the English translation came out in 2004 and I thoroughly enjoyed this reread I highly recommend it for any football fan and is a great companion book for watching Russia 2018See all my sports book reviews at. O the singer Elza Soares that caught the imagination of a nation their mouth watering combination of soccer and samba made them the toast of 1960s Rio But by the age of forty nine Garrincha was dead destroyed by the excesses that made him so compelling‘Funny and moving zealously researched and lovingly told’ Daily Telegrap.