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Barra Brava - A journey through Latin America and its football clubs by [Freeman, Dave]
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Barra Brava - A journey through Latin America and its football clubs Kindle Edition


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Length: 285 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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'A journey through Latin America and its football clubs.' A booze-soaked account of 18 months living, working and travelling through Central and South America. Based around 67 football matches, it is a story of a British lad’s encounters with the barra brava, Latin America’s fanatical supporters. It also documents the modern Gringo Trail, from Mexico through Colombia to Argentina, covering 18 countries along the way. This humorous backpacker’s tale touches on the history, politics and social issues encountered in the places visited. From managing a hotel on a nudist beach on Christmas Day, to attempting to get Nicaragua’s socialists to admit they murdered their greatest sportsman, this is not your average holiday diary.

Also available in paperback. For more information and photos please visit: https://hispanospherical.com/2015/06/06/q-a-with-david-freeman-author-of-barra-brava-a-latin-american-football-journey

Highlights video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEkADDpa9co

Comments from Twitter:
@Mark_Salkeld - Absolutely class book, thoroughly recommended to anyone interested in football.
@dce8 - Just finished your book. What a journey.
@paulhill3 - Just finished your book, loved it!
@rossmeikle - just finished your book and was very impressed. Great insight and beer stories
@robcrisp - what a great read it is, brilliant book. Made some awful travelling enjoyable, loved it!
@_twheeler - the perfect way to spend a holiday, quality read

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1093 KB
  • Print Length: 285 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009Z8W2ZY
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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Nico Lecocq
5.0 out of 5 starsIt makes u wanna hit the road!
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5.0 out of 5 starsReally enjoyable read
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