Andrew Downie

Author

Andrew Downie is the Brazilian football correspondent for Reuters, and has lived in the country for over 15 years. He has written on football for GQ, the Economist, the New York Times and the Guardian among others. He is the best-selling author of the critically-acclaimed Doctor Socrates: Footballer, Philosopher and Legend. Now based in London, he still spends much of the year in Brazil.

Andrew Downie is the Brazilian football correspondent for Reuters, and has lived in the country for over 15 years. He has written on football for GQ, the Economist, the New York Times and the Guardian among others. He is the best-selling author of the critically-acclaimed Doctor Socrates: Footballer, Philosopher and Legend. Now based in London, he still spends much of the year in Brazil.

Books

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Sep 2020
    £17.99

    The 1970 World Cup is widely regarded as the greatest ever staged, with more goals scored per game than any tournament since. But more than just the proliferation of goals was the quality of the overall football, as some of the greatest teams ever...