Author(s): Keir Radnedge
World Football Records has been a worldwide best-seller for seven years in a row, and the fully updated and revised eighth edition follows the same successful formula, with a number of exciting new features, including: updates for major tournaments played in 2015 and 2016, most notably the CONCACAF Gold Cup USA/Canada 2015; FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015; FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015; UEFA European Championship France 2016; Copa America Centenario USA 2016; Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup Zurich 2016; FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015; Other FIFA awards. The latest record-breaking achievements of all the 37 featured countries, including a sidebar with team records (biggest win), player records (most caps and most goals) and other records (most successful coaches), as well as updates and statistics on most of the other 172 full members of FIFA. FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings July 2016.
Keir Radnedge has been covering football for half a century. He has written countless books on the subject, from tournament guides to comprehensive encyclopedias, aimed at all ages. His journalism career included the Daily Mail for 20 years, as well as The Guardian and other national newspapers and magazines in the UK and abroad. In addition to his writing, Keir has been a regular analyst for BBC radio and television, Sky Sports and the American cable television news channel CNN. He is also the London-based editor of SportsFeatures.com, the Olympic Games and football news website.