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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If you are interested in soccer and the culture that surrounds it, you could scarcely do better than checking out this fantastic book. Most of the statistics and facts were well verified and were explained in a rational way without emotional bias.

Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. I consistently find myself watching a game or reading an article and something from Soccernomics pops into my head to ponder. However, I would take most of the other arguments with a grain of salt. Prime Now Entrega en 1 hora En miles de productos. While I may be biased Australia with by far its too major sports Aussie Rules and Rugby league not included and would normally be rated in the top 10s of baseball, basketball and cycling but unfortunately the top 5s of sports were included in the rather crude calculations.

Szymanski, an economist, knows his stuff, and Kuper, a born contrarian and FT sports writer, is incapable of cliche Perhaps climate could have been considered or maybe one for another book.

Contained are rational insights into why some teams do better than futbo, and the factors leading to success and failure. 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.


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I found the title to be a bit misleading as most of the book was devoted to English and European football. Why does Scotland suck? Does English soccer discriminate against blacks, Do penalties really affect the outcome of matches and are soccer fans Polygamists.

Original 6 de octubre de Idioma: As a fan of all sports and statistics and having read freakonomics ssoccernomics found the book contained some interesting insights into the world of football in particular the English premier league. It sounds dry when you think about the premise, but there are no formulas written out or in-depth socceromics of math or anything spccernomics that.

Soccernomics is a fantastic look at a soccer from a completely different point-of-view than you’re probably used to seeing. An essential guide for the World Cup, Soccernomics is a new way of looking at the worlds most popular game.

The entire thing is written in an easy-to-read style, with entertaining anecdotes mixed in with clearly communicated results of statistical research. 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 competitors in most major sports.

South Africa also does considerably well considering the small white populations success in the major sports. Some interesting questions asked included: Gana dinero con nosotros.

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Unlike with Freakonomics, there was no source section or data explanation in the back soxcernomics the book. 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.

Todos los derechos reservados. 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 of the arguments seemed very far-fetching, such as game results curbing suicide rates and, to a lesser extent, determining which nation has the most enthusiastic soccernomiccs.

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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 to stir up some controversy.

These are questions every soccer aficionado has asked. 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.

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Kuper, a brilliantly contrary columnist, and Szymanski, an economics professor Why do England lose? Amazon Second Chance Donar, intercambiar, dar una segunda vida. Soccernomics throws out all of the usual stereotypes and truths and takes a look at what is really going on in soccer, whether player and coaching dynamics, World Cup economics, the fairness of the penalty kick, what countries succeed at sports and why, and more.

There are sections on national teams, club teams, and fans, and they all bring a style similar to Freakonomics and its look at different popular subjects. Anyway I guess thats why the sports called Soccernomics as soccer fans will enjoy and will certainly stir up some healthy debate.

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