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Dios es Redondo by Juan Villoro. Roger Angell might have been able to do it, had he been born 40 years later than he was. This historically based, utterly irrational, anecdote-laden football fandom is new to me.
Dios es Redondo by Juan Villoro
De pronto, Zidane encuentra un hueco y enfila hacia la nada. It’s entir Maybe it’s the English translation, but I did not find this a particularly intelligent book.
It’s hard to think of a similar collection of linked essays on baseball. I learned of the origins of and changes to jersey numbers, and following a chapter on some of the great number 10s, the most lengthy continuous topic is a biography of Diego Armando Maradona, highlighting the contrasts between his life in the game and his excesses off the pitch.
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At the same time, it doesn’t slough through sentiment that many sporting books do. Be the first to write a review. He also has a few things to say about how advertisement and sponsorship are ruining the game. People who bought this also bought. The Dutch were clean.
He concludes with a scathing indictment of FIFA. I will refer to the sport as both soccer and football, the other football having no place here. I always enjoy making room on my bookshelf for one strong piece of sports literature a year. Aborda su historia, personajes fundamentales, partidos traumaticos,equipos legendarios y los expone de una manera exquisita.
Somehow it doesn’t take itself to seriously, yet it discusses the deepest truths in life through the medium of soccer fandom. Juan Villoro captures a beautiful sense of the universal nature of fandom, aspirational, irrational, ecstatic, mournful fandom, that applies to readers anywhere around the world.
Dios es redondo ofrece una vibrante cronica de la religion laica que llena los estadios, las mitologias y supersticiones de un deporte que ocurre en el cesped pero tambien en la mente de los aficionados.
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God Is Round reproduces the uniquely exciting tension between surprise and order that keeps fans coming back to their favorite sport. Interesting narration one of the greatest players or many events from ‘The World’s favorite game’.
Dios es redondo / God is round by Juan Antonio Villoro Ruiz (2010, Paperback)
Incomprehensibility forms the foundational thematic thread in God Is Round. El futbol es la venganza del pie sobre la mano, y este libro es su decreto. Villoro knows every nickname, and has alternative titles for every person, place, thing or idea.
Nor jyan I know all of the players — but even a non-follower must recognize more of these legends than they might think. That’s not a criticism exactly The book really kicks into high gear towards the end, A lapidary collection of belles lettres on futbol, rich in anecdote and rumination. See all 2 pre-owned listings.
Jan 21, Elyse Hdez rated it really liked it.