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Skills from Brazil by Dan Freedman (BA 1999)

Skills from Brazil

2 May 2014

Perfectly timed for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, here's another thrilling Jamie Johnson adventure.

Before the packed stadiums. Before he became a huge star. Jamie Johnson had to learn from the best.

Perfectly timed for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, here's another thrilling Jamie Johnson adventure. Jamie is the top player at his school but there’s something missing from his game. He needs that bit of extra flair. He wants that touch of magic. Can the once-in-a-lifetime chance to train on the beaches of Brazil give Jamie the skills he needs to become a legend?

Dan Freedman is the author of the bestselling Jamie Johnson series. Dan has worked for The Football Association, the Premier League and FIFA and, in 2002 and 2006, he became the first journalist to be a member of the official England Team World Cup delegation, living and breathing the tournaments alongside Beckham, Rooney, Gerrard and co. He even had his own squad number (62)!

‘A great story about the true magic of football,’ said Lúcio, Brazilian football legend.

‘An inspiring read for all football fans,’ said Gary Lineker.

‘You'll read this and want to get out there and play,’ Steven Gerrard.

‘If you like football, this book's for you,’ Frank Lampard.