Tag: World Cup


Keep your eyes on the prize not on the pies

Take a look at all the football nutrition and Brazil facts you need to know for the duration of this years World Cup! Kinetica are also celebrating with two new limited edition natural flavours inspired by the tropical country an


The year I fell in love with football: France ’98

One crazy month spent with a young Brazilian with the world at his feet, a magical Dutchman who wouldn’t fly, a country who had the best kits I had ever seen (Croatia), a group of peroxide blonde Romanians and a


World Cup 2014: an XI made up of potential stars

The World Cup is a magical period of the summer where the entire world unites in fascination of ‘the beautiful game’. All international political differences and foreign policies are put aside as eleven men from each of the b


USA Soccer Guy releases brilliant spoof World Cup song

The official World Cup song by Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte hasn’t gone down too well at all. Lopez herself clearly doesn’t rate it after refusing to perform the song live at the opening ceremony on Thursday. Than


What is probable and possible at the 2014 World Cup

From the fans to the players to the media, a huge chunk of the world is ready and excited for what is set to be a magnificent 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Over one billion people will watch 32 nations


Roy’s boys – a selection dilemma for the England manager

It happens in the run up to every major tournament, questions are asked, rumours are spread and opinions are vented – just who should be on the plane representing England at the World Cup in what promises to be an


Brilliant Japanese noodle commercial for the World Cup

It’s commercials galore at the moment as the World Cup edges closer and closer. It’s a time when advertisers are desperate to create a gem that has the potential to go viral and promote their product throughout the wo


Japan’s Shinji Okazaki: one to watch in Brazil

Record breaker Shinji Okazaki will be the man tasked with leading the line for Japan this summer in Brazil. The FSV 05 Mainz striker who joined from VfB Stuttgart in the summer of 2013 finished the season with an im


Zinedine Zidane shows once again that he’s still ‘got it’

Seeing as the World Cup in Brazil is almost here, we felt it was more than appropriate to share this video of World Cup legend Zinedine Zidane tearing it up during a recent Real Madrid versus Inter Milan legends game.


If I was Roy Hodgson…

The title of this post is a line that will be heard from pubs to offices to schools to kitchen tables to pretty much anywhere and everywhere up and down England over the next month. World Cup year is a time


A guide to the World Cup

With the greatest show on earth within touching distance, the hype and excitement surrounding the nation is about to hit new levels. It’s the only time of the year when all football fans are united behind the one team, and th


USA coach Klinsmann admits his team has no chance of winning 2014 World Cup

There’s nothing like waving the white flag before your team has even taken the pitch in Brazil. Or maybe you could look at USA head coach Jurgen Klinsmann as a realist when he says that his team is just not at


Comedian Omid Djalili joined by some well known faces for World Cup song

Yes, another World Cup song. There seems to be hundreds doing the rounds as people desperately try to create a track that’ll reach the heights that the likes of ‘Three Lions On The Shirt’ by Baddiel, Skinner and The


Does England have a natural finisher?

How would you define natural? Its dictionary definition is of a person having an innate skill or quality; he was a natural entertainer. In a footballing sense, a skill that comes instinctively, suited by nature for a certain purpose or


This Toy Story-esque World Cup promo from the BBC is superb

The World Cup is fast approaching and with it comes an abundance of hype and media advertising promoting what is sure to be a brilliant tournament in Brazil. This latest promo from the BBC is arguably the standout one