Frankie and his teammates love playing soccer. They can always find time for a game. But when they win an old soccer ball at a carnival, they're transported to a magical world of soccer that they never knew existed! Can Frankie and his team beat the Pirate Pillagers and make their way home?
is a professional soccer player for Chelsea FC and the England national team. He was voted England Player of the Year for two consecutive years, received the FWA Tribute Award, and was runner-up for the FIFA World Player of the Year and Ballon d'Or. He enjoys reading aloud to his two daughters, and the Frankie's Magic Soccer Ball series was inspired by stories he created for them. This is his first children's book series. Frank lives in London, England.