From the age of five Benny Gardner was destined to play football. His father once played Premier League football for three different clubs. This determined the path Benny would take on a journey from the time he once played football in his backyard until joining a professional football club in his late teens. The journey sees him and his girlfriend Susie taking a plane to Italy where he plays football for a professional Italian team.
The story revolves around his love of football and his love of living in England. Benny and Susie marry and a boy is born. Will he be Born to Play football? The answer is in the book.