David Goldblatt

David Goldblatt was selected for the 2019 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Viktor Orbán’s reckless football obsession

David Goldblatt is a writer , journalist and academic. In 2006, he published The Ball is Round a Global History of Football,  the definitive history of the game, and in 2015 won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Prize, for Game of Our Lives: The Making and Meaning of English football. He is currently a Visiting Professor at Pitzer College in Los Angeles.