What avid footy fan doesn’t want to know facts like “Who is the only player to have won the Champions League with three different clubs?” and “Which club has the noisiest fans in the Premier League?” Well look no further; this Vision Book of Football Records 2012 is what they need! This is the perfect Christmas present for lads, dads and granddads alike, and not forgetting of course, all the female footy fans!
The very successful, colourful and quirky format of this action-packed gift book is back for its 3rd year and crammed with records, facts, stats and amazing feats from the world’s greatest game. The Vision Book of Football Records 2012 is jam-packed with entries on every English league team plus all the Scottish SPL clubs; as well as all fitting in all that, it also features all the top footie nations, the major European and World clubs from Barcelona to Boca Juniors, along with a monster squad of current and former football legends.
In the 2012 edition you can find out…
• Which Brazilian star was sent off in 2011 after celebrating a goal by putting on a mask of himself?
• Why did an Indonesia player score an intentional own goal in a match against Thailand?
• Which player missed three penalties in the same international match?
• Which South American player became the first goalkeeper ever to score 100 goals?
• Which Premier League star has played 46 times for England without ever completing 90 minutes?
• Which 2011 match ended with the referee setting a new world record by sending off 36 players?
• Which club set a new Premier League record last season by failing to keep a clean sheet in 34 consecutive matches – but still managed to avoid relegation?
• In which country did a ref allow a goal ‘scored’ by a cheeky ball boy?
• Which Premier League manager has written three football novels?
• Who is the only player to have made more than 1,000 appearances for the same club?
• Which Dutch club signed an 18-month-old toddler this year after being impressed by his football skills in a YouTube video?
As if all that wasn’t enough… there are a whole wealth of fun and quirky entries which celebrate the more bizarre footie facts
and records like the referee who scored a goal with a blinding header and team that scored 149 own goals in one match!
See www.visionsp.co.uk for more information.