Italian Football Book Review: I think therefore I play by Andrea Pirlo with Alessandro Alciato

“When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign.” – Jonathan Swift I have long been an admirer of Andrea Pirlo, his eminence of grace in his style of play epitomises what it is that encapsulates my vision of his sport as an art form, all without words. Such is this captivation, that I genuinely struggle to convey to More...

by Forza Italian Football Staff | Published 3 years ago
By David Schiavone On Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Audio: Giancarlo Rinaldi and 20 Great Italian Games

Forza Italian Football Editor Dov Schiavone catches up with Giancarlo Rinaldi, Serie A writer and author of new book, 20 Great Italian Games. Italian football has captured the hearts and minds of many throughout More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Life’s a Pitch: The Passions Of The Press Box – Review

‘Passion. That’s this book, and football, condensed into a single word.’ These are the lines that open Marc Watson’s afterword to Life’s a Pitch, an anthology of oddly personal articles by various sports More...

By Sam Lewis On Friday, October 7th, 2011

Italian Football Book Review: The Miracle of Castel Di Sangro by Joe McGinniss

The Miracle of Castel di Sangro, American writer Joe McGinniss’s adventure through Serie B, has been cited as a Italian Football book that happens to have enough twists and turns to be placed alongside a Scorsese More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Friday, September 30th, 2011

Italian Football Book Review: Football, Fascism and Fandom by Alberto Testa and Gary Armstrong

At the core of Football Fascism and Fandom is a study of the sub-culture of the Roma and Lazio UltraS and their political associations using information gathered from years of interviews and first hand experiences.  More...

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