An alternative history of scoring
Editor's note: The following is excerpted from "The ESPN World Cup Companion: Everything You Need to Know About the Planet's Biggest Sporting Event," copyright 2010 by David Hirshey and Roger Bennett. Reprinted by permission of ESPN Books and Ballantine Books. Available in bookstores May 4.
There are few venues that can boast a higher concentration of testosterone than a convocation of some 736 soccer players from 32 different nations packed into a single country for one intense month ...
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