Keith Attard holds a Bachelor’s (Hons.) degree in the Maltese language from the University of Malta. He also holds the Postgraduate Certificate in Education, with specialization in teaching Maltese at the secondary school level. Attard’s first book, Ballun Pingut, was published in 2012 and in 2014 he co-authored a study on the lexical differences between standard Maltese and Gozitan. Ballun Pingut 2 is Attard’s second book. The author presently teaches Maltese at Saint Elijah College.
The second edition of Ballun Pingut comprises 1400 terms and expressions in the Maltese language, all linked to the world of soccer. The author explains the terms and gives them in alphabetical order. The book can interest different audiences such as those who love the Maltese language and those who form part of the soccer world.