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The Away Game: The Epic Search for Soccer's Next Superstars

Recommended for soccer fans, especially those who wonder why their favorite team doesn't have a Messi of its own.

What's Wrong with Us? A Coach's Blunt Take on the State of American Soccer After a Lifetime on the Touchline

Recommended for sports fans and soccer enthusiasts at all levels.

Men in Blazers Present Encyclopedia Blazertannica: A Suboptimal Guide to Soccer, America's "Sport of the Future" Since 1972

Whether read cover to cover or casually browsed, this mix of soccer history, personal accounts, and irresistible humor will engage and inform both new and seasoned fans, especially in time for the 2018 World Cup.

Masters of Modern Soccer: How the World's Best Play the Twenty-First-Century Game

One of the best books on the sport, alongside Raphael Honigstein's Das Reboot and Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski's Soccernomics, this gem of a work will appeal to longtime soccer fans and budding enthusiasts.

Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal

Not solely for soccer fans but also those curious about organized crime—not least for the references to Eliot Ness and his team of Untouchables—and international intrigue.

The Language of the Game: How To Understand Soccer

Fans and neophytes alike will appreciate this eclectic offering and its passionate view of soccer's global influence.

I Believe That We Will Win: The Path to a US Men's World Cup Victory

Recommended for all soccer fans and readers interested in a deep dive into the U.S. men's soccer team, specifically the developmental program. Casual sports fans or readers may have a difficult time owing to West's lack of narrative style, making for an occasionally dense read.

A Season in the Sun: The Rise of Mickey Mantle

Highly recommended for fans of sports, Americana, and those seeking an informative historical read.
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