Football School

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Football School Season 2: Where Football Saves the World

By Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton Illustrated by Spike Gerrell

At Football School, EVERY lesson is about football. This book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts. You’ll find answers to these questions and many more in chapters on subjects such as biology, maths and history:

  • Why are footballs not round?
  • Which Barcelona player speaks EIGHT languages?
  • Who are the chickens?

Illustrated throughout with hilarious cartoons and filled with laugh-out-loud gags, this is the perfect book for any boy or girl who loves football. Your coaches at Football School, Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton, are journalists, broadcasters and award-winning science and sports writers. Their knowledge, enthusiasm and engaging writing make them the perfect team to teach you how to score with your head.