“Passion” is the story of Japan soccer team coach Philippe Troussier, his struggle to make it as a player and manager and his travels around France, Africa and Japan. In the book, Troussier also details his philosophy and thinking as he prepares for the World Cup in June.

In this, the last of 10 exclusive extracts, Troussier looks back at his time in Japan and forward at the potential of Japanese soccer.

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