Episode 5

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22nd Nov 2021

Guillem Balagué's 'Maradona: The Boy, The Rebel, The God (ft. Guillem Balagué)

Almost a year to the day since Maradona's death, we're joined by the brilliant journalist, author and Spanish football expert Guillem Balagué to discuss his new book 'Maradona: The Boy, The Rebel, The God'. We talk 1986, the church of Maradona and Diego's unlikely friendship with Fidel Castro. Plus Guillem teaches us exactly how he writes a football book from scratch.

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Football Book Club
Forget the latest bestsellers or Booker Prize winners! Our book club gets stuck into the true classics of the literary world - footballers' autobiographies.
Like your books less Dickens, more Dickov? Football Book Club gets stuck into the true classics of the literary world - footballers’ autobiographies. As recommended by BBC Five Live, The Athletic and named one of Esquire's best podcasts of 2020. Described as “pretty funny” by Darren Huckerby.