In Calvin Johnson: The Inspiring Story of One of Football´s Greatest Wide Receivers, you will learn the inspirational story of one of football´s premier wide receivers, Calvin Johnson. Since joining the NFL as the second overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft, Calvin Johnson has solidified his legacy as one of the most impressive wide receivers to ever play the game, holding the Lions´ franchise records for most receiving touchdowns in a single season, most receiving touchdowns in an overall career, and most receiving yards in a career. His retirement from professional football after nine seasons marks the end of nearly a decade of dominance by Johnson. While Calvin Johnson may now be retired from professional football, his legacy remains one of sheer brilliance. In this book, we´ll explore Calvin´s journey into the NFL, his greatest moments, and what makes him one of the greatest wide receivers to ever play the game. Here is a preview of what is inside: Childhood and early years High school football College football Calvin Johnson´s NFL career Johnson´s retirement from the NFL How Johnson compares to all-time greatest receivers Johnson´s charitable work Personal life Johnson´s overall legacy 1. Language: English. Narrator: R. Paul Matty. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/079304/bk_acx0_079304_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Learn the inspiring story of the New England Patriots´ legendary tight end Rob Gronkowski! In Rob Gronkowski: The Inspiring Story of One of Football´s Greatest Tight Ends, you will learn the inspirational story of one of football´s premier tight ends, Rob Gronkowski. Often known simply as ´´Gronk´´, Gronkowski has left a lasting mark on the New England Patriots franchise since joining the league in 2010. He was the first tight end in league history to lead the league in receiving touchdowns. The Brady and Gronkowski duo on offense has been a potent combination whenever the Patriots have needed to find a way to score quickly down the stretch of football games. A charismatic figure, Gronkowski has the adoration of fans beyond just Patriots fans as a player who does not take himself too seriously and is not afraid to have fun while winning. In this book, we´ll learn more about Gronk´s journey into the league, as well as what makes him such a great player. Here is a preview of what is inside this book: Childhood and early life High school years Recruitment and college years at Arizona Scouting combine and 2010 NBA draft Gronkowski´s NFL career Rob Gronkowski´s personal life 1. Language: English. Narrator: R. Paul Matty. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/081341/bk_acx0_081341_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The astonishing Jerry Rice is the greatest wide receiver in NFL history. His legendary years with the San Francisco 49ers, when he helped the team win three Super Bowls, were followed by stints with the Oakland Raiders, the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos. He holds the NFL records for career receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns, along with a host of other records. Now a radio and television personality, he is also the author of Go Long! My Journey Beyond the Game and the Fame. Listen to Go Long! 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/nsty/000064/sp_nsty_000064_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Football is a simple game; 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win. (Gary Lineker) On 13 July 2014, World Cup Final, the last 10 minutes of extra time: Germany forward Mario Götze, receiving a floated pass from his international teammate André Schürrle, jumps slightly to meet the ball and cushion it with his chest. Landing on his left foot, he takes a step with his right, swivels, and in one fluid motion, without the ball touching the ground, volleys it past the onrushing Argentine goalkeeper into the far corner of the net. The goal wins Germany the World Cup for the first time in almost twenty-five years. In the aftermath Götze looks dazed, unable to comprehend what he has done. In Das Reboot, journalist and television pundit Raphael Honigstein charts the return of German football from the international wilderness of the late 1990s to Götze´s moment of genius and asks: how did this come about? How did German football transform itself from its efficient but unappealing and defensively minded traditions to the free-flowing, attacking football that was on display in 2014? The answer takes him from California to Stuttgart, from Munich to the Maracaná, via Dortmund and Durban. Packed with exclusive interviews with the key protagonists, Honigstein´s book lifts the lid on the secrets of German football´s success. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Charlie Anson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/002178/bk_rhuk_002178_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´Football is a simple game; 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win´ Gary Lineker Packed with exclusive interviews with key protagonists, Raphael Honigstein´s book lifts the lid on the secrets of German football´s success. 13th July 2014, World Cup Final, the last ten minutes of extra time. Germany forward Mario Götze, receiving a floated pass from his international teammate André Schürrle, jumps slightly to meet the ball and cushion it with his chest. Landing on his left foot, he takes a step with his right, swivels, and in one fluid motion, without the ball touching the ground, volleys it past the onrushing Argentine goalkeeper into the far corner of the net. The goal wins Germany the World Cup for the first time in almost twenty-five years. In Das Reboot, journalist and television pundit Raphael Honigstein charts the return of German football - how did German football transform itself from its efficient, but unappealing and defensively minded traditions to the free-flowing, attacking football that was on display during the last World Cup? The answer takes him from California to Stuttgart, from Munich to the Maracaná, via Dortmund and Durban. ´German football boasts not only the World Cup, but superb writers...A fine account of how Germany reclaimed hegemony´ Guardian
Grace and Jackson clash every time they cross paths. An aspiring political journalist, Grace wants nothing to do with the school’s arrogant, womanizing quarterback. Jackson, who hides his true ambitions behind the rough exterior of a football jock, can’t seem to look past this girl’s insecure and obstinate personality.When Grace is forced to report on Jackson´s season for the school´s paper, she must get to know Jackson - all sides of him, not just the side he shows his devoted fans. Despite the backlash they’re receiving from others regarding their newfound friendship, they find their time together is not what they expected.As the pair forge an unlikely friendship, a debilitating football accident leaves Jackson unable to play; he´s a cast aside hero now reliant on booze and pills. Will their steadfast belief and acceptance in one another be enough to hold this pair together, or will both of their lives go spiraling out of control? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Amanda Abeillan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/148323/bk_acx0_148323_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´I knew nothing about football before knowing Cruyff.´ Pep Guardiola Johan Cruyff is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in football history. Throughout his playing career, he was synonymous with Total Football, a style of play in which every player could play in any position on the pitch. Today, his philosophy lives on in teams across Europe, from Barcelona to Bayern Munich and players from Lionel Messi to Cesc Fabrecas. My Turn tells the story of Cruyff´s life starting at Ajax, where he won eight national titles and three European Cups before moving to Barcelona where he won La Liga in his first season, in 1973, and was named European Footballer of the Year. He won the Ballon d´Or three times, and led the Dutch national team to the final of the 1974 World Cup, famously losing to West Germany, and receiving the Golden Ball as the player of the tournament. Off the field his life was more turbulent, surviving a kidnapping attempt and bankruptcy. This honest and unflinching autobiography also explores his life after retirement, when he became a hugely successful manager of Ajax and then Barcelona when he won the Champions league with a young Pep Guardiola in his team. My Turn is the inspirational account of a legendary football hero, voted European Player of the Century, in his own words. In March 2016 Cruyff died after a short battle with lung cancer bringing world football to a standstill in an outpouring of emotions. A brilliant teacher and analyst of the game he love, My Turn is Johan Cruyff´s legacy.