Football's profile has never been higher and it continues to grow. World Football Records has been a global bestseller for eight years in a row, and the fully updated and revised ninth edition has the same successful formula, with exciting new features, including updates for all recent major tournaments (2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Russia; 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon; CONCACAF 2017 Copa Centroamericana Panama; 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifiers; FIFA 2016 Club World Cup Japan; FIFA 2017 U-20 World Cup Korea Republic; FIFA Ballon d'Or 2016; and the FIFA/Cola-Cola World Rankings), and the latest record-breaking achievements of 37 featured nations, including a sidebar with key stats, as well as updates and records for most of the other 172 full members of FIFA.
Keir Radnedge has been covering football for 50 years. His journalism career included the Daily Mail for 20 years, as well as The Guardian and other national newspapers and magazines in the UK and abroad. He is a former editor of World Soccer, generally recognized as the premier English-language magazine on global football. Keir has been a regular analyst for BBC radio and television, Sky Sports and the American cable television news channel CNN.