Ultimate Football Heroes Series 2 - 8 Book Collection
Titles in Set
'It’s time to shine, Paul said to himself as he walked out of the tunnel and onto 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.
'As Neymar Jr made the long walk to the penalty spot, he knew this was his chance, the one that he had dreamed of since the age of three. If he scored, Brazil would be Olympic Champions for the first time ever.' Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is the boy who carries the hopes of Brazil on his shoulders. Although he now faces a new challenge at Paris Saint-Germain, it was his years playing for Barcelona, in a fearsome attacking trident alongside Messi and Suarez that made him a legend across the world. This is the heart-warming true story of Neymar's road to glory.
With the TV cameras watching, Zlatan roared like a lion. It was his tenth league title in only twelve years but he never got tired of winning.' Zlatan follows the Swedish superstar on his amazing journey from the tough streets of Malmö to becoming the deadly striker at Manchester United. Along the way he has been a star for Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, and Paris Saint-Germain, as well as becoming Sweden's all-time leading scorer. This is the story of one of a generation's finest footballers.
'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 Raheem Sterling's whirlwind journey in this uplifting story.
'As he stood in the tunnel with his teammates behind him and the pitch ahead of him, Andrés smiled to himself. He re-positioned the armband one last time and closed his eyes.' Andrés was always smaller than his friends, but he refused to let that stop him becoming one of the most skilful footballers ever. Iniesta tells of how his talent and hard work shone through as he became captain of Barcelona, and went on to score the winning goal in the World Cup final.
'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.
Manuel Neuer is the best goalkeeper in today's game. This is the story of how young Manuel worked his way up the ranks to become a core member of Bayern Munich's all-conquering side, as well as a captain and World Cup winner with his home country, Germany. Neuer's amazing reflexes, speed and revolutionary 'sweeper-keeper' playing style have re-invented what it means to be a goalkeeper.
At the edge of the penalty area, Alexis hit the ball straight into the top corner. The shot was so powerful that the goalkeeper hardly even saw it.' Sanchez tells the story of the Arsenal superstar's incredible journey from the streets of Tocopilla to become a national hero and one of the best players in the world. With his pace, skill and eye for a goal, Alexis is now one of the Premier League's biggest stars. The story is every bit as exciting as the player.
Read about all your favourite football players in this fantastic 8 book collection from Matt and Tom Oldfield. This is perfect for any football fanatic, with stories about Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez. Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta and goal scoring powerhouse Luis Suarez, as well as Manchester City and England winger Raheem Sterling. This collection is the ideal gift for football mad children aged 9+.