Author: Simon Hart
World In Motion travels from Africa to South America, via Europe and the Middle East, to hear from the protagonists of Italia '90 and find out why it is still seens as a special and tranformative moment, not just in English eyes but in other countries far and wide.
It was a World Cup of firsts - from Cameroon's quarter-final trail-blazers via the feats of newcomers like the Republic of Ireland and Costa Rica - but a tournament too which marked the last hurrah of the old footballing powers of the Eastern Bloc amind the collapse of the Iron Curtain.
World In Motion speaks to players and coaches, referees and administrators, reporters and fans to gauge the full impact of football's dramatic Italian summer - includign meeting Roger Milla at his home in Cameroon and Toto Schillaci at his football school in Sicily.
In the process is rediscovers a time when the game stood on the brink of change, the Premier League and Champions League on the horizon, and with the World Cup still a thrilling voyage of discovery.
World In Motion
Published: May 2018
Size: 234mm x 153mm
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