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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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. 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.

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. Ver todas las apps de lectura gratuitas de Kindle. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon.

The authors even stated that the data they found was not reliable and often lacking, yet did they still use it? Todos los derechos reservados. Some interesting questions asked included: The entire thing is written in an easy-to-read style, with entertaining anecdotes mixed in with clearly communicated results of statistical research.

I consistently find myself watching a game or reading an article and something from Soccernomics pops into my head to ponder. An essential guide for the World Cup, Soccernomics is a new way of looking at the worlds most popular game.

Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro en papel y digital de manera independiente. 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, and more this year. Pick it up and give it a shot, and just let the book be what it is, and you’ll enjoy it.

Gana dinero con nosotros. South Africa also does considerably well considering the small white populations success in the major sports. However, some of the arguments seemed very far-fetching, such as game results curbing suicide rates and, to a lesser extent, fktbol which nation has the most enthusiastic fans.


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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, I would take most of futobl other arguments with a grain of salt. Why doesnt America dominate the sport internationally Australia does remarkably well in soccerhomics considering at best its the fifth most popular sport in the country.

Overall, I agree with the main argument of the book: Why does Scotland suck? 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. Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa.

For instance Karate and Chess are rated as soccernomlcs sports given equal ratings to the likes of basketball, tennis and cricket.

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Original 6 de octubre de Idioma: Also, the chapters on city size and fan loyalty to specific teams were interesting. 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. Does English soccer discriminate against blacks, Do penalties really affect the outcome of matches and are soccer fans Polygamists.

Anyway I guess thats why the sports called Soccernomics as soccer fans will enjoy and will certainly stir up some healthy debate. As a fan of all sports and statistics and socvernomics read freakonomics i found the ee contained some interesting insights into the world of football in particular the English premier league.

The question posed “why the U. Soccernomics is a fantastic look at a soccer from a completely different point-of-view than you’re probably used to seeing. The only thing that was included was a selected bibliography.

Prime Now Entrega en 1 hora En miles de productos. Unlike with Freakonomics, there was no source section or data explanation in the back of the book. Why do England lose? 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 fuybol. Contained are rational insights into why some teams do better than others and the factors leading to success and failure.

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.


First of all, forget soccernomifs title and cover. 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 xoccernomics powers; that is simply a conclusion reached from several of the chapters of data and hypothesizing. Szymanski, an economist, knows his stuff, and Kuper, a born contrarian and FT sports writer, is incapable of cliche 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.

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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.

If you are interested in soccer and the culture that surrounds it, you could scarcely do better than checking soccwrnomics this fantastic book. That’s meant to grab your attention on a fitbol hey, it works between the title parodying Freakonomics and the blurb about the US, Japan, Turkey, and even Iraq becoming the kings of soccer.

Kuper, a brilliantly contrary columnist, and Szymanski, an economics professor Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. Amazon Second Chance Donar, intercambiar, dar una segunda vida. I don’t even know. It sounds dry when you think about the premise, but there are no formulas written out or in-depth discussions of math or anything like that. Using insights and analogies from economics, statistics, psychology, and business to cast a new and entertaining light on how the game works, Soccernomics reveals the often surprisingly counterintuitive truths about soccer.

Without doubt as expected the U. I found the title to be a bit misleading as most of the book was devoted to English and European football.