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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Some soccernimics the chapters in the book are very intriguing I particularly liked the how the authors applied game theory to their discussion on penalty kicks. Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro en papel y digital de manera independiente. Why does Scotland suck? The entire thing is written in an easy-to-read style, with entertaining anecdotes mixed in with clearly communicated results of statistical research. Kuper, a brilliantly contrary columnist, ais Szymanski, an economics professor Unlike with Freakonomics, there was no source section or data explanation in the back of the book.

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 soccernommics baseball, basketball and cycling but unfortunately the top 5s of sports were included in the rather crude calculations. Most of the statistics and facts were well verified and were explained in a rational way without emotional bias.

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Australia does remarkably well in soccer considering at best its the fifth most popular sport in the country. That being said, I really enjoyed this book taken at face value: Some interesting questions asked included: For instance Karate and Chess are rated as world sports given equal ratings to the likes of basketball, tennis and cricket. I read it last summer and it greatly enhanced my World Cup experience and has further enhanced my following the US team, the Premier League, soccermomics more this year.

These are questions every soccer aficionado has asked. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. Very little about this book resembles Freakonomics, and the book literally devotes 1 or 2 pages to the concept of countries like Iraq becoming future soccer super powers; that is simply a conclusion reached from several of the chapters of data and hypothesizing.


Why doesnt America azi the sport internationally Overall, I agree with the main argument of the book: If you are interested in soccer and the culture that surrounds it, you could scarcely do better than checking out this fantastic book.

Original 6 de octubre de Idioma: The authors even stated that the data they found was not reliable and often lacking, yet did they still use it? 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.

The question posed “why the U. Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. Amazon Second Chance Donar, intercambiar, dar una segunda vida. 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 fans.

Anyway I guess thats why the sports called Soccernomics as soccer futbbol will enjoy and will certainly stir up some healthy debate. I found the title to be a bit misleading as most of the book was devoted to English and Soccernomicz football.

Prime Now Entrega en 1 hora En miles de productos. 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. 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.

Why do England lose? Contained are rational insights into why some teams do better than others and the factors leading to success and failure. However, I would take most of the other arguments with a grain of salt. 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.

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. I consistently find myself watching a game or reading an article and something from Soccernomics pops into my head to ponder.

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That’s meant to grab your attention on a bookshelf hey, it works between the title parodying Freakonomics and the blurb about the US, Japan, Turkey, and even Iraq becoming the kings of soccer.


As a fan of all sports and statistics and having read freakonomics i found the book contained some interesting insights into the world of football in particular the English premier league. Szymanski, an economist, knows his stuff, and Kuper, a born contrarian and FT sports writer, is incapable of cliche Using statistical techniques like regression and massive amounts of old match results and other data related to both the classic and modern game of soccer, Kuper and Szymanski bring a new insight to how we think of the beautiful game.

Without doubt as expected the U. 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. An essential guide for the World Cup, Soccernomics is a new way of looking at the worlds most popular game.

You don’t need to have an extensive background in the game to pick up this book I am a burgeoning American soccer fan, go ahead and hate awaybut you’ll enjoy it if you’ve been a fan for life as well. Soccernomics is a fantastic look at a soccer from a completely different point-of-view than you’re probably used to seeing. However the best nation on a per capita rating was shown tob clearly a certain scandinavian nation based solely on its performance in winter olympics given too high a rating for an elitist sport and womens soccer without any remote contribution from any other major sport.

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First of all, forget the title and cover. Ew English soccer discriminate against blacks, Do penalties really affect the outcome of matches and are soccer fans Polygamists. Todos los derechos reservados. The only thing that was included was a selected bibliography.

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Gana dinero con nosotros. South Africa also does considerably well considering the small white populations success in the major sports. Perhaps climate could have been considered or maybe one for another book.