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Haunted by the spirit of the game… In a Latin American newspaper office, football journalist Paul Faustino sits opposite the world’s greatest goalkeeper: the man they call El Gato. On the table between them stands the World Cup. In the hours that follow, El Gato tells the incredible story of how he, a poor logger’s son, becomes so good he is almost unbeatable. Who teaches him his skills? The mysterious Keeper, who haunts a football pitch at the heart of the rainforest…

“Physical, spiritual – Arthurian, even – this is true enchantment.” TES

“A blast of fresh air… so strong and vibrant, so passionate.” INIS

“An entirely new kind of soccer story.” School Library Journal_

Product Details






Walker Books Ltd

Date published

April 7th, 2016

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.1; Middle years; 8.0 points

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  • 240 pages


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