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How to Be a Footballer and Other Sports Jobs

Rachel Yankey, Sol Linero

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From the publisher:

A book for children aged 6+ who want to know the score about football jobs, written by former Arsenal and England footballer and CBeebies TV presenter Rachel Yankey Do you have what it takes to become a professional footballer, a manager or even to work in sports TV? Learn all about football and the incredible sports jobs you could do, from training to become a player or team coach to running the game as a referee, scouting young players for talent or even working inside the stadium. This book will inspire any girl or boy who wants to kick start their interest in playing football. Other titles in the series include: How to be an Astronaut and other Space Jobs and How to be a Vet and other Animal Jobs

The author:

Rachel Yankey (Author) Rachel is a tremendous ambassador for football and at one time was the highest capped player in England across both the men's and women's game. Starting her career at Arsenal she moved on to short spells in Canada and the USA before becoming the first professional female footballer in 2000 when she joined Fulham. Rachel then joined Birmingham before returning to Arsenal. Rachel runs her own business coaching football in schools and is very passionate about her work and having a positive impact in education. She is involved in various campaigns outside of football utilising interest in the game to reach wider issues. Also well known for her media work as presenter of Cbeebies 'Footy Pups' as well as doing punditry for the BBC, BT, SKY, ITV and as a guest on various other shows and news shows. Rachel was awarded an MBE in 2006 and an OBE in 2014 for her services to football. Sol Linero (Illustrator) Sol is a children's book illustrator and graphic designer from Buenos Aires. Her illustrations are filled with details and beautiful colors focused on children's products like books, puzzles, board books and memory games. Sol has worked for Airbnb, Pottery Barn Kids, Unicef and international magazines such as Oprah, Jamie Oliver, Wired and The Washington Post.


Nosy Crow
29 x 23 cm
32 pages
May 2021