Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Kick-Off tackles the history of football right from its roots in 2 B.C. China through its organisation into the game we recognise today. The e-book is packed with rare, vintage videos including some of the oldest recorded clips of football dating back to the 1900s and offers a unique insight to the development of the game throughout its history. A particular highlight is a video clip of a young Pele announcing his precocious talent during the final of the 1958 world cup.

“Publications released on our iPad and Android magazine reader are not simply glorified PDFs like the majority of publications released on tablets. Magazines and e-books sold using our platform come to life with videos and live features that make reading them a fully interactive and entertaining experience. Now the history of football leaps off the screen through fantastic vintage videos and web features. The goal for Kick-Off was to make it as exciting as the game it chronicles; we know football fans around the globe will have a fantastic experience reading and watching Kick-Off,” said Mars Mlodzinski, company partner at Leading Brands.

The book also features a competition that offers readers the chance to win an autographed print of Gordon Banks making football’s most iconic save against Pele’s header at the 1970 Mexico World Cup.

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 3.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Kick-Off 1.0 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Sports category. Kick-Off is optimised for iPad (1024×768) and the New iPad (2048×1536), and our app will automatically determine which iPad you have. Kick-Off is also available on Android-based tablets.

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Leading Brands Publishing (LBP) is a boutique, Dubai-based custom publishing house. As the only dedicated custom publisher in the UAE, the company focuses solely on conceptualising and creating the best custom magazines in the region and engaging readers with intelligent and effective branded content. With an impressive portfolio of Fortune 500 clients, LBP services companies in a wide range of industries such as FMCG, medical and pharmaceutical, luxury retail, banking and insurance, finance and energy. The company’s world-class custom publishing services include: editorial, translation (Arabic, French and Farsi), design, printing and distribution. Copyright (C) 2012 Leading Brands Publishing. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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