Tiro: A football odyssey from Amazon to Alps

First paperback edition, 2016

goaldentimes.org


Sports Humanities, Global Sports Culture, Sports History

ISBN 9781911455011 

234mm x 156mm x 14.6mm 

274 pages

Also, available here for orders within India     

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Tiro, as a collector’s item, should enchant and enthral; readers will savour the stories as much as the authors have relished writing them. We trust you will enjoy this journey across two continents in our tales crisscrossing the Amazon and the Alps.​​​

Tiro is a book for all football lovers. Celebrating the sensational dual offering of the Euro 2016 and the Copa América Centenario in 2016, Tiro has been assembled with a selection of timeless football writings on Latin American and European football. 


Looking beyond the dominions of leagues and club football, the book meanders through the unchartered territories of Latin America and Europe, revealing stories from war and hooliganism to football legends, historical firsts, passionate derbies and its cultural impacts.


Tiro, which means ‘shot’ in Spanish, is a collection of such 33 original, engaging and unconventional writings. It illuminates some of the rare and exciting events in one place, written memories of some which don't exist in English language, today.


Perfect bound in paperback, for a comfortable hold in hands, the printed book, we believe, is an 'art object'. It has been passionately designed and produced using a combination of both modern and traditional technologies and processes, and is a celebration of these two worlds working harmoniously together. Wherever possible, pages have been typeset by hand using traditional wooden type, individually hand-inked and printed letterpress from
The Counter Press

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Tiro: A football odyssey from Amazon to Alps 
First paperback edition, Goalden Times
2016