The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM) The Official Book is the most authoritative and comprehensive preview of football's greatest tournament. Licensed by world football's governing body, it is packed with stunning photography and expert analysis of each team, its star players and its prospects in the finals. Essential reading for football fans everywhere, it also features a guide to all 12 stadiums and 11 host cities, a history of the FIFA World Cup and a tournament progress chart for the reader to complete as the competition progresses. Whether you are watching the games live in Russia, in front of a television at home, with friends at a club, bar or FIFA World Cup Fan Zone, this official FIFA book is the ultimate tournament preview.
Keir Radnedge has spent more than 50 years covering soccer as an author, journalist, broadcaster, and analyst. Formerly editor of the renowned World Soccer magazine and a newspaper journalist for more than 40 years, working mainly for the Daily Mail and The Guardian in London, he regularly appears as an analyst on the BBC and Sky Sports in the UK and cable news channel CNN. His book-writing credits number more than 50, and include histories, encyclopedias, and tournament guides. FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 will be the 14th tournament finals Keir will have attended.