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Jamie Vardy: From Nowhere, My Story

Jamie Vardy: From Nowhere, My Story


作者  /  Jamie Vardy

出版社 / EBURY PRESS

出版日期 / 2017/05/01

商品語言 / 英文

裝訂 / 平裝

定價 / NT$440

售價 / 79折, NT$ 348

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The official autobiography of Jamie Vardy.

An ordinary lad from Sheffield, Jamie Vardy has become known as an against-the-odds footballing hero the world over. Yet a few years ago, things couldn’t have been any more different. Rejected as a teenager by his boyhood club, Jamie thought his chance was gone. But from playing pub football and earning £30 a week at Stocksbridge Park Steels, while still working in a factory, his off-the-cuff performances saw him rise.

Jamie had a wild and turbulent youth, something he doesn’t shy away from. But football became his saving grace and, once he filled his boots with goals at FC Halifax Town and Fleetwood Town, he moved to Leicester City. With a growing sense of focus, Jamie put his head in the game. After the miracle of surviving relegation, Leicester set out on their fairy-tale season. The team of unlikely outsiders bonded together to achieve the unthinkable: Jamie set the record as the first player to score in 11 consecutive Premier League matches and Leicester beat odds of 5000-1 to become champions. Defying all expectations, this is the story of the boy from nowhere who reached the top in his own unflinching, honest words.

“Even now there are moments when I shake my head at the madness of it all – going from the factory floor and playing Sunday morning pub football with my mates, to scoring for my country against the World Cup winners in Berlin. It's the stuff of dreams. It hasn't always been an easy journey, some doubted that I was capable, and at times I was probably guilty of not helping myself, but nobody can question my passion for football or my commitment once I set foot on the pitch. There is so much that people don’t know and I look forward to sharing all of that and more in what I hope will be an inspiring story.” Jamie Vardy Jamie Vardy
Jamie Vardy is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Leicester City and the England team. Having once played non-league football for Stockbridge Park Steels, Jamie moved to Halifax Town and then Fleetwood Town, before being transferred to Leicester City for a non-League record transfer fee of £1m, in May 2012. In 2016, he scored in 11 consecutive matches and helped outsiders Leicester win the Premier League title. He lives in the East Midlands with his wife and their children.







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誠品26碼 /2681477252000
ISBN 13 /9781785034848
ISBN 10 /1785034847
EAN /9781785034848

頁數336
尺寸19.8X12.6CM
裝訂平裝
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語言英文
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