These are some of the questions that every soccer fanatic has asked. "Soccernomics" answers them. Written with an economist's brain and a sports writer's skill, it applies high-powered analytical tools to everyday soccer topics, looking at data in new ways, revealing counterintuitive truths about the world's most loved game. It all adds up to a revolutionary way of looking at soccer that could affect the way the game is played internationally....Continua
I love it. People have all kinds of opinions on any particular topic, but often the only way the issues can be settled is by proper analysis of good data. This book does it for soccer.
I'm not a soccer fan and I still found this very interesting. If you're a sports fan in general and are interested in looking deeper, I bet you will like this book....Continua
A very interesting book on football. Using statistical regression, the authors grill out some eye-opening findings, such as the factors affecting league standings, international achievements, economics in holding a big event. Worth the effort to read this book to have a different perspective in watching football matches, especially on the business side....Continua