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In pictures: "The Age of Innocence, football in the 1970s"

'The Age of Innocence,' by Reuel Golden

In pictures: "The Age of Innocence, football in the 1970s"

AFP Relax News

The entire planet is caught up in World Cup fever at the moment, but "The Age of Innocence, Football in the 1970s" by Reuel Golden takes a look at what was arguably the game's most glittering decade.

The "photographic tribute to football's most beautiful era" documents the point when "the beautiful game" (a phrase first coined by Pelé) became truly international thanks to a raft of superstar players.