Think It Like Beckham


A TTLA reader points out that, yeah, we noted Baseball's Think Tanks and Basketball's Think Tanks in two recent posts, but asks, "What about soccer?"

That was a rhetorical question, as it turns out, since the same reader notes the publication of Soccernomics, said to be a cross (not the kind you head in, far post low) between Freakonomics and Moneyball.

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The New York Times' Goal blog had this report last week.

By the way, the New Republic's Franklin Foer wrote this book a couple years back about the beautiful, global game -- if memory serves, Barca comes out a winner.

And, if only we'd known, we could have joined in. Pick-up soccer and a Roman think tank.

P.S. -- Mia Hamm on a Milken panel.

Photo Credit: The David Beckham image accompanying this post was taken by Flickr user pink_fish13. It was used under Creative Commons license.

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