Football Book of the Year


The Immortals by Arrigo Sacchi

The Immortals

The Season My Milan Team Reinvented Football

By Arrigo Sacchi

When Arrigo Sacchi’s Milan destroyed Steaua Bucharest 4-0 in the 1989 European Cup final, everything changed. Sacchi revolutionised football and altered the DNA of the next generation of coaches, including Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp. This is the story of one of football’s greatest-ever teams – told by the man who built it.

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