The 2018 World Cup edition of Kingfisher's The Football Encyclopedia captures the triumph and despair of key moments in world soccer. The book is packed with pictures and profiles of the world's most skillful soccer playerspast and presentfrom Beckham to Messi, Pele to Ronaldo, Rooney to Neymar. Over 40 of the best international and national teams to have lit up the game are covered in detail, including Brazil, Spain, Manchester United and Barcelona. The Football Encyclopedia includes in-depth coverage of every aspect of soccer, including rules and skills; fans and the media; managers; and tactics. Packed with the latest statistics, including an updated report on Euro 16, this book is a superbly detailed reference book for all the family. A pull-out WORLD CUP 2018 wall-chart can be filled in with all the results as the tournament progresses.