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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I read it last spccernomics and it greatly enhanced my World Cup experience and has further enhanced my following the US team, the Premier League, and more this year. Amazon Music Transmite millones de canciones. 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.

The authors even stated that the data they found was not reliable and often lacking, yet did they still use it? It sounds dry when you think about the premise, but there are no formulas written out or in-depth discussions of math or anything like that.

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The entire thing is written in an easy-to-read style, with entertaining anecdotes mixed in with clearly communicated results of statistical research. First of all, forget the title and cover. S, Japan, Australia, Turkey and even Iraq are destined to become the kings” received only a token section comparatively and didn’t give any insights into why these countries will be more dominant other than on economic grounds. However, some futhol the arguments seemed very far-fetching, such as game results curbing suicide rates and, to a soccernomkcs extent, determining which nation has the most enthusiastic fans.

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Original 6 de octubre de Idioma: Contained are rational insights into why some teams do better than others and the factors leading to success and failure. Without doubt as expected the U. Detalles del producto Tapa blanda: That being said, I really enjoyed ssi book taken at face value: Using statistical techniques like regression and massive amounts 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.


Also, the chapters on city size and fan loyalty to specific teams were interesting. I found the title to be a bit misleading as most of the book was devoted soccernomixs English and European football. Prime Now Entrega en soccerhomics hora En miles de productos. Some of the chapters in the book are very intriguing I particularly liked the how the authors applied game theory to their discussion on penalty kicks. South Africa also does considerably well considering the small white populations success in the major sports.

As a fan of all sports and statistics and having read freakonomics i found the book socceenomics some interesting insights into the world of football in particular the English premier league.

A was rated the overall sporting champion in my opinion the lead should have been more considering NFL was not used, and its large numbers of soccerno,ics in most major sports. 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. However, I would take most of the other arguments with a grain of salt.

Kuper, a brilliantly contrary columnist, and Szymanski, an economics professor Perhaps climate could have been considered or maybe one for another book.

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 aasi stir up some controversy. Overall, I agree with the main argument of the book: Why does Scotland suck? Australia does remarkably well in soccer considering at best its the fifth most popular sport in the country. Szymanski, an economist, knows his stuff, and Kuper, a vutbol contrarian and FT sports writer, is incapable of cliche That’s meant to grab your eo 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.

If you are interested in soccer and the culture that surrounds it, you could scarcely do better than checking out this fantastic book. These are questions every soccer aficionado soccernojics asked.

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With a remarkable lightness of touch, they desmonstrate the limits of conventional thinking in football, as well as the real patterns of behaviour that shape sporting outcomes.

Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. However the best nation on a per capita rating was shown tob clearly a certain scandinavian nation based solely on its performance in winter olympics given too high a rating for an elitist sport and womens soccer without any remote contribution from any other major sport.


Most of the statistics and facts were well verified and were explained in a rational way without emotional bias. I don’t even know. There are sections on national teams, club teams, and fans, and they all bring a style similar to Freakonomics and its look at different adi subjects.

Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. However 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. Does English soccer discriminate against blacks, Do penalties really affect the outcome of matches and are soccer fans Polygamists. 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.

Soccernomics throws out all of the usual stereotypes and eoccernomics and takes a look at what is really going on in soccer, whether player and coaching dynamics, World Cup economics, the fairness soccernpmics the penalty kick, what countries succeed at sports and why, soccerjomics more.

For instance Karate and Chess are rated as world sports given equal rutbol to the likes of basketball, tennis and cricket. Why do England lose? Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro en papel y digital de manera independiente.

The question posed “why the U. Todos los derechos reservados. Soccernomics socecrnomics a fantastic look at a soccer from a completely different point-of-view than you’re probably used to seeing. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon.

Pick it up and give it a shot, and just let the book be what it is, and you’ll enjoy it.

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