El Futbol Es Asi! (Soccernomics): Una Explicacion Economica Sobre los Mitos y Verdades del DePorte: Simon Kuper: Books – El Futbol Es Asi! (Soccernomics): Una Explicacion Economica Sobre los Mitos y Verdades del DePorte = Football Is So! (Soccernomics) by Simon Kuper, Stefan. El futbol es asi! / Soccernomics: Una explicacion economica sobre los mitos y verdades del deporte / An Economic Explanation on Myths and Truths of Soccer .

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Why does Scotland suck? Also, the zoccernomics on city size futol fan loyalty to specific teams were interesting. You don’t need to have an extensive background in the game to pick up this book I am a burgeoning American soccer fan, go ahead and hate awaybut you’ll enjoy it if you’ve been a fan for life as well.

Does English soccer discriminate against blacks, Do penalties really affect the outcome of matches and are soccer fans Polygamists. Why do England lose?

There are sections on national teams, club teams, and fans, and they all bring a style similar to Freakonomics and its look at different popular subjects. However, I would take most of the other arguments with a grain of salt.

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Anyway I guess thats why the sports called Soccernomics as soccer fans will enjoy and sccernomics certainly stir up some healthy debate. South Africa also does considerably well considering the small white populations success in the major sports. Some interesting questions asked included: An essential guide for the World Cup, Soccernomics is a new way of looking at the worlds most popular game. A was rated the overall sporting champion in my opinion the soccernoimcs should have been more considering NFL was not used, and its large numbers of competitors in most major sports.


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Very little about this book resembles Freakonomics, and the book literally devotes 1 or 2 pages to the concept of countries like Iraq becoming future soccer super powers; that is simply a conclusion reached from several of the chapters of data and hypothesizing.

E as an Australian fan where the premier league has always been shown extensively more so than the local leagues it is understandable that this league and European football as a whole was used due to its more reliable statistics. Overall, I agree with the main argument of the book: Using statistical techniques like regression and massive soccernomids of old match results and other data related to both the classic and modern game of soccer, Kuper and Szymanski bring a new insight to how we think of the beautiful game.

Kuper, a brilliantly contrary columnist, and Szymanski, an economics professor Using insights and analogies from economics, statistics, psychology, and business to cast a new and entertaining light on how the game works, Soccernomics reveals the often surprisingly counterintuitive truths about soccer.

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Most of the statistics and facts were well verified and were explained in a rational way without emotional bias. I consistently find myself watching a game or reading an article and something from Soccernomics pops into my head to ponder.


That’s meant to grab your attention on a bookshelf hey, it works between the title parodying Freakonomics and the blurb about the US, Japan, Turkey, and even Iraq becoming the kings of soccer.

Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. I read it last summer and it greatly enhanced my World Cup experience and has further enhanced my following the US team, the Premier Soccsrnomics, and more this year.

Todos los derechos reservados. Some of the chapters in the book are very intriguing I soccernlmics liked the how the authors applied game theory to their discussion on penalty kicks.

Ver todas las apps de lectura gratuitas de Kindle. Australia does remarkably well in soccer considering at best its the fifth most popular sport in the country. Detalles del producto Tapa blanda: These are questions every soccer aficionado has asked.

Gana dinero con nosotros. My one gripe being the methodology and crudeness used to determine the worlds best sporting nations and the weightings used for selected sports are sure to stir up some controversy.

Why doesnt America dominate the sport internationally The authors even stated that the data they found was not reliable and often lacking, yet rl they still use it?