International Affairs
31 August 2012 , Volume 68, Number 4

Simon Martin, Sport Italia: the Italian Love Affair with Sport (I.B.Tauris £19.99)

Jimmy Burns, La Roja: a Journey Through Spanish Football (Simon & Schuster £14.99)


David Winner, author of ‘Brilliant Orange: The Neurotic Genius of Dutch Football’, and ‘Al Dente: Madness, Beauty and the Food of Rome’


Benito Mussolini poses surrounded by the Italian national football team following their World Cup win in 1938. Photo: Staff/AFP/Getty Images

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