Soccer & Society Volume 15, Issue 5, September 2014

Special Issue: Heroes, Icons, Legends: Legacies of Great Men in World Soccer


Kausik Bandyopadhyay
Pages: 629-634
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.912015

Playing for freedom: Sócrates, futebol-arte and democratic struggle in Brazil
Jorge Knijnik
Pages: 635-654
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.912014

Pibes, Cracks and Caudillos: Argentina, the World Cup and identity politics
Rwany Sibaja & Charles Parrish
Pages: 655-670
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.912017

The Hand of God, the Hand of the Devil: a sociological interpretation of Maradona’s hand goal
Simone Magalhães Britto, Jorge Ventura de Morais & Túlio Velho Barreto
Pages: 671-684
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2012.753535

Zinedine Zidane’s return to the land of his ancestors: politics, diplomacy or something else?
Yvan Gastaut & Steven Apostolov
Pages: 685-695
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.912013

A tale of two Kaisers: Ballack and Beckenbauer, and the battle for legacy
Rebecca Chabot
Pages: 696-708
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.912011

Spanish football: from underachievers to world beaters
Shakya Mitra
Pages: 709-719
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.912019

Looking at the extraordinary success of the ‘Clockwork Orange’: examining the brilliance of total football played by the Netherlands
Ric Jensen
Pages: 720-731
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.912018

Hristo the ‘Terrible’, Stoitchkov the misunderstood: a biographical sketch of Bulgaria’s most famous athlete
Steven Apostolov
Pages: 732-741
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.912022

David Beckham’s re-invention of the winger
Søren Frank
Pages: 742-750
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.912020

From local heroism to global celebrity stardom: a critical reflection of the social cultural and political changes in British football culture from the 1950s to the formation of the premier league
Mark Turner
Pages: 751-760
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2013.828602

Iconic figures in African football: from Roger Milla to Didier Drogba
Wycliffe W. Simiyu Njororai
Pages: 761-779
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.912016

Flawed heroes and great talents: the challenges associated with framing soccer legends in the NASL
Fernando Delgado
Pages: 780-793
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.912012

Why Zico is called the ‘God of Soccer’ in Japan: the legacy of Zico to Japanese soccer
Yoshio Takahashi
Pages: 794-803
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.912023

Of magic and mania: reflections on the fan following of Brazilian football and Pelé in Calcutta
Souvik Naha
Pages: 804-821
DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2014.912021

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