“For the Anfield faithful, Jamie Carragher represents everything that is great about In Carra- My Autobiography, the Liverpool defender takes us deep into the. Jamie Carragher is one of the most charismatic footballers of his generation. and down-to-earth, his book is an antidote to the anodyne sports autobiography. Jamie Carragher is one of the most charismatic footballers of his generation. Adored by the fans, he was recently voted the most popular player in the entire.
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The chapter about Istanbul is memmerising. A strong, versatile and consistent old-fashioned centre-back, who was known in particular for his work-rate, stamina, loyalty, leadership and commitment, as well as his courageous, no-nonsense and hard-tackling playing style, Carragher was gifted with organisational ability, intelligence, concentration, and tactical awareness, which enabled him to excel at reading the game, chase down opponents, and produce last-ditch tackles.
For the Anfield faithful, Jamie Carragher represents everything that is great about Liverpool Football Club, prompting the Kop to sing ‘we all dream of a team of Carraghers’. The club’s vice-captain, longest-serving player and one of a select band of players to have made more than appearances for the Reds, Carra never gives less than per cent for the cause. Carragher broke into the first team in the —98 season as the autobiogrsphy struggled to keep pace with Arsenal and Manchester United despite having talented players such as Owen, Redknapp, Robbie FowlerSteve McManaman and Paul Ince.
This is one of my best buy that I will read over and over again.
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Retrieved 6 May Having read Steven Gerrard’s book although I do believe that he was a bit premature writing that She thought it was very well written and confirmed her opinion that Jamie is a great lad, a true Liverpudlian a great family man and, of course a great footbooter.
Carragher subsequently permanently cardagher from international football, stating that his international return had been a “one-off” due to injuries to other players. I know that in his heart auttobiography he knows, in the heat of the moment, it was silly.
Instead, his position and role were constantly changing. On 4 Septembera mixture of Liverpool players past and present played an Everton XI in Carragher’s charity fund-raising testimonial match. The Kop dreams of a “team of Carraghers”. Jamie Carragher is one of the most charismatic footballers of his generation. The club s vice-captain, longest-serving player and one of a select band of players to have made more than appearances for the Reds, Carra never gives less than per cent for the cause.
Don’t have a Kindle? Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Bywhen he became ineligible for the team due to age, he had set the record for the most caps at this level with It takes you behind the scenes of all of Liverpool and England’s greatest triumphs and disasters in the company of a player who never fails to be intelligent, controversial, or just downright hilarious.
Yet the young Carra came to Liverpool as an Everton fan, from an Everton family, and with Everton friends. Feb 16, Ali rated it it was amazing Shelves: Graeme Souness — Football: Adored by the fans, he was recently voted the most popular player in the entire Liverpool squad.
Brutally honest about every aspect of life and isn’t afraid to say what he feels. Paperbackpages. Not a normal autobiography where a player talks about the challenges he had to face to become a legend.
See and discover other items: He was a great player for Liverpool and now he’s retired, only Stevie G is left to carry the flag for Scousers in the current LFC line-up. With his passion and enthusiasm for football, I now know what makes him such an excellent Sky TV pundit.
But having staged a comeback that will echo in eternity, none of us would want it any other way. The one-club defender who has lived and breathed Liverpool”. He has now racked jame more than appearances for his hometown club, playing in every position across the back line as well as in midfield before becoming the first-choice central defender under Rafa Benitez.
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As a fellow Scouser and lifelong Red, this is not something I’m happy about, but that’s the Premier League now. Retrieved 28 October Both men are from Bootle and Grant has said: I’d like to read it again if it were updated with a few new chapters. To Benitez’s credit he quickly fixes his mistakes by offloading his dud buys, unlike Houllier who kept them for too long, eg the African duds.
Archived from the original on 5 June That season also saw Carragher announce his international retirement, citing frustration with a lack of appearances under Steve McClaren.
However, as a centre back he came into his own, and came to be regarded as one of the best English and Premier League defenders of his generation.
A very interesting read from one of Liverpool’s true warriors. Highly recommended to football and non-football fans across the globe!!
Carra: My Autobiography by Jamie Carragher – Penguin Books Australia
Carragher’s reminiscence of hearing “You’ll Never Walk Alone” as the players line up for the second half, downis incisive and powerful. He’s pretty clearly holding back when it comes to criticising them and so it’s a bit odd to read with the benefit of hindsight! Packed with great anecdotes, controversial opinions and large helpings of his trademark humor, this is his story.
It would be interesting to hear what he thinks of what has happened since the book was written. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. There was a problem filtering auutobiography right now.