Product Code: B2D4430
The Ultimate Football Heroes Series 2 by Matt and Tom Oldfield features ten books that tell the inspiring stories of some of the greatest football players of our time. Each book follows the career of a different player, from their humble beginnings to their rise to international stardom.
The series includes books about Luis Suarez, Paul Pogba, Raheem Sterling, Mohamed Salah, Kevin De Bruyne, Kylian Mbappé, Sadio Mane, N'Golo Kante, Alisson Becker, and Robert Lewandowski. The authors provide a detailed account of each player's journey to the top, highlighting their successes and challenges along the way.
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- De Bruyne
One of the things that sets the Ultimate Football Heroes Series 2 apart is the level of detail that the authors provide. The books are filled with interesting facts and anecdotes that provide a unique insight into each player's personality and career. For example, readers learn about Pogba's upbringing in a tough Parisian suburb and his struggles to find his place in the Manchester United squad.
The books are also filled with inspirational quotes and advice from the players themselves, encouraging young readers to work hard and follow their dreams. The stunning illustrations throughout the series capture the players' unique styles and skills, bringing their stories to life in a visually engaging way.
Overall, the Ultimate Football Heroes Series 2 is a must-read for any young football fan. The books are both informative and entertaining, making them an ideal choice for children who are looking to learn more about their favourite players. With their inspiring stories and stunning illustrations, these books are sure to capture the hearts and minds of young readers everywhere.
From the publisher:
'None of the defenders had a chance. Luis was too quick. Before they could move, he had pounced on the ball and fired a shot into the top corner.'
Suarez follows the Uruguayan's winding path from love-struck youngster to Liverpool hero to Barcelona star. Grabbing goals and headlines along the way, this is the inspiring story of how the world's deadliest striker made his mark.
'It's time to shine,' Paul said to himself as he walked out of the tunnel and onto to the Old Trafford pitch.'
Pogba tells the exciting story of how French wonder-kid Paul Pogba became Europe's best young player, and finally fulfilled his dream of returning to his boyhood club Manchester United in a world-record transfer. The sky is the limit for United's new star.
‘It was 14 November 2012. This was the biggest day of Raheem’s life so far – after all, you only made your England debut once.’ .
Sterling is the exciting tale of a boy who followed his passion and became one of the most dynamic young players in world football, winning the hearts of fans along the way. Relive Raheeem Sterling’s whirlwind journey in this uplifting story.
Mohamed Salah is Liverpool's superstar forward, and he is on a mission to become the best player in the world. This exciting book follows his adventures across the world - from the heat of Egypt to the magic of Rome, the roar of Anfield stadium and - finally - his big chance in a Champions League Final.
Kevin de Bruyne is arguably Manchester City's best player. This is the story of how the young Belgian rose through the ranks, worked hard despite the difficulties he faced along the way, and showed courage and determination to prove his skill in the world's toughest league. His versatility, technique and goal-scoring ability to have allowed him to become a midfielder like no other this season.
Kylian Mbappe has the world at his feet. The young French striker's goals, skills and fearless attacking spirit earned him a £166 million transfer to French champions Paris Saint-Germain, to take on the best teams in Europe with new teammate Neymar. And at the 2018 World Cup, Kylian was the star player, his goals firing France to victory in the final. Now as a world champion, he has just one goal left - to become the best player ever.
Sadio Mané is one of Liverpool FC's 'Fab Four'. Along with Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino and Xherdan Shakiri, Sadio's goals have helped make Liverpool the deadliest attacking team in the Premier League. Since he moved to the Premier League, Sadio has been setting the bar to new heights - from scoring the fastest hat-trick in history to becoming the most expensive African footballer ever. There is no stopping the Fab Four, and the sky is the limit for Sadio Mané.
N'Golo Kanté is widely regarded as one of the best defensive midfielders in the world, but life hasn't always been easy for the Chelsea superstar. Growing up in the Paris suburbs, N'Golo had to work hard to overcome other people's doubts about his small stature and prove himself on the pitch. This is the story of the small boy from the streets of Paris who grew to be an essential member of any team he plays on.
Alisson Becker is the amazing Brazilian goalkeeper who earned his dream move to Liverpool FC in the summer of 2018. His record fee of £66.8 million made him the most expensive goalkeeper of all time. Known for his stunning saves and composure in possession, Alisson really is a force to be reckoned with both in the Premier League and on the world stage. This is the story of the little boy from Novo Hamburgo with a big dream that took him all the way to the bright lights of Anfield.
Robert Lewandowski is one of the best strikers in the world. Loved for his smart gameplay and relentless goalscoring, Lewandowski gathered a great following at Lech Poznan and Borussia Dortmund. Then, his career reached new heights when he moved to Bayern Munich in 2014, leading to the team winning the Bundesliga six years in a row and becoming Champions League winners in 2020. Follow his incredible journey from a young boy aspiring to emulate his sporting parents, to the man who conquered the pitches of Munich and Europe!