Two leading sports authorities explore the culture of soccer around the world, considering the sport as a means to better understand a society's past, present, and future. ac Includes both men's and women's soccer ac Features lists of winners of World Cups, regional confederations cups, and Olympic Games ac Provides sidebars of interesting facts and photos to supplement the text ac Offers a multi-disciplinary perspective from across geography, social studies, world cultures, and anthropologyIn general, soccer on the Korean peninsula appears to be experiencing a spike in interest. Before ... Organizations such as the Young Mena#39;s Christian Association (YMCA) and Western mission schools were early promoters of the sport. ... In 1935, the Korean team KeijA³ (All-Seoul) won the All-Japan Soccer Tournament, which served as the qualifying competition for the selection of Japana#39;s Olympic team.
|Title||:||Soccer around the World: A Cultural Guide to the World's Favorite Sport|
|Author||:||Charles Parrish, John Nauright|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2014-04-21|