These Football Times: River Plate

These Football Times

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From the publisher:

Argentina's most successful football club, River Plate is about so much more than just the beautiful game. A pillar of the sport, scouring the nation for the greatest talent, this is an institution, a club whose stadium carries the most fitting of names. 

So where do you begin with such history? Well, that was the challenge for the These Football Times team, and it started with a stunning Javier Arrés cover. Between that and page 160 - representing our biggest magazine yet - you'll find the stories that matter, from the legends of yesteryear to the heroes of today. It's been a rocky road to dominance, but what a story it is.

Inside you'll find the usual: loads of commissioned art, some of the best writing around, and classy design. This, like all our work, is a magazine that's meant to be kept. Featuring:

- The birth of River Plate
- La Máquina: the team that reinvented Argentine football
- The rise of Alfredo Di Stéfano
- Amadeo Carrizo: goalkeeping's most revolutionary son
- Daniel Passarella: El Capitán
- River's holy grail: the road to Copa Libertadores 1986
- El Monumental
- Enzo Francescoli: El Principe
- The making of Marcelo Gallardo
- The genius of Ariel Ortega
- Pablo Aimar x Javier Saviola: the wild promise of the golden boys
- Rebirth from relegation
- 2018: the glory of glories
- Developing footballers the River way
- Eight legendary kits illustrated
- The evolution of a logo

... and so much more

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21 x 30 cm
Paperback
156 pages
October 2020
English