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Ia is a fascinating tale of inspired players skilled coaches rich tycoons glitzy media coverage Mafia corruption allegations of drug taking and fan power culminating in the World Cup victory that delighted a nation and a match fixing scandal that shocked the world It is also a personalised reflection on the consistent and continuing excellence of Italian football throughout a period of huge social political and economic upheaval offering a uniue insight into a society where football has always been much than just a Italia The Fall and Rise PDFEPUBgam. Probably a bit out of date but helped to give an overall feel of living in Italy with the football culture dangerous to me

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Forza Italia The Fall and Rise of Italian FootballWhen journalist Paddy Agnew and his girlfriend The Fall PDFEPUB #188 Dympna touched down in Rome in Forza Italia ePUB #9734 in search of adventure sunshine and the soul of Italian football well Paddy was looking Italia The Fall ePUB #10003 for that they were travelling into the uncharted terrain of a country they did not Italia The Fall and Rise PDFEPUBknow and a language they did not speakIt soon became clear that neither Italy nor Italian football would be boring In that first week in Italy Michel Platini and Juventus won the Intercontinental Cup w. Mr Agnew was a commentor on the english version of Rai International's weekly football broadcast His book has to do with modern Italian culture than football tactics His stories range from his adjustment to Italian life in the 1980s when he and his wife moved to Rome building a home in Northern Lazio as well as the goodbad of the Italian game Notwithstanding the byzatine nature of Italian politics and Serie A's obession on results the warmth of the Italian culture emerges throughout the book On the subject of football Mr Agnew moved to Italy during its golden period of the mid 1980's and early 90s His observations of the organziation tactical development of the Italian game make for interesting reading I would rename the book to Calcio an Irishman's Attempt to beat the Italian offside trap

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Forza Italia The Fall and Rise of Italian Football characters ✓ 107 â [Read] ➪ Forza Italia The Fall and Rise of Italian Football By Paddy Agnew – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk When journalist Paddy Agnew and his girlfriend Dympna touched down in Rome in 1985 in search of adventure sunshine and the soHilst just days later the PLO killed people in a random shooting at Rome's Fiumicino airport Paddy covered both stories The coming years saw the rise of TV tycoon Silvio Berlusconi as he became owner of AC Milan and then Prime Minister of Italy naming his political party 'Forza Italia' after a football chant In that same period Argentine Diego Maradona became the uncrowned King of Naples leading Napoli to a first ever Scudetto title in notwithstanding a hectic Hollywood esue lifestyle that mixed footballing genius with off the field excess Forza Ital. Great book for any Italian soccer fan Gives a good look into its history goes deep into what goes on in Italian soccer the good and the bad and really illustrates how passionate Italy is about its soccer and how big of a presence it has on Italian life Enjoyable read