Euro 2012 has kicked off in Poland and the Ukraine. This is one of the world’s largest soccer tournaments, featuring sixteen of Europe’s top flight clubs. Will Spain continue their dominance, or will Germany restore order? To get you in the mood, try Simon Kuper’s Soccer Men. This book contains essays on some of the great players and managers of today and the recent past. The profiles explore what makes a truly great player or soccer strategist. You can dig a little deeper and check out Kuper’s older book, Soccernomics, which explores the who wins and why.