Arrogant and inspirational, a tough guy not afraid to cry, Fabio Capello remains one of football's most enigmatic and controversial figures. Mark Ryan's powerful book lifts the lid on Capello s eventful life and contains a number of new and fascinating revelations. Discover, for example, how intermediaries have been trying to tempt Capello away from England with assurances that he can become a director at one of Europe's top clubs; and how Capello went about trying to ensure that referees will protect Wayne Rooney from the game's worst hatchet men at the World Cup finals in South Africa. Find out why the England players will be prevented from using social networking sites at their World Cup base in Rustenburg; and how Capello may have missed a trick as he prepares for the possibility of the dreaded penalty shoot-out in South Africa. Drawing on exclusive interviews and extensive research, this comprehensive biography provides the full, remarkable story for the first time, complete with revealing photographs, and has been fully updated in time for the World Cup.