Soccernomics (Unabridged) - Simon Kuper & Stefan Szymanski

Soccernomics (Unabridged)

By Simon Kuper & Stefan Szymanski

  • Release Date: 2010-06-01
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors
  • © 2010 Audible Studios

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Soccernomics (Unabridged) Simon Kuper & Stefan Szymanski

Summary : Soccernomics (Unabridged)

Why England Loses, Why Germany and Brazil Win, and Why the U.S., Japan, Australia, Turkey - and Even Iraq - Are Destined to Become the Kings of the World's Most Popular Sport

Why does England lose? Why does Scotland suck? Why doesn't America play the sport internationally...and why do the Germans play with such an efficient but robotic style?

Using insights and analogies from economics, statistics, psychology, and business to cast a new and entertaining light on how the game works, Soccernomics reveals the often surprisingly counterintuitive truths about soccer.

No training in economics is needed to read Soccernomics. But the listener will come away from it with a better understanding not just of soccer, but of how economists think and why they know.

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