Who Should Host the 2020 World Cup Instead of Qatar?

Let’s face it: football is an unbelievably popular sport, and if your country had the chance to host one of the biggest global football events in the world, you would hope that they jumped at the chance. This is exactly what many nations did for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup events, with governments ranging from South Korea to Russia through to England and Japan’s putting in bids to host an event that will either put them on the map or at least bring an influx of attention from tourists and a boost to that country’s economy.

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The Top 10 Goals Ever Scored in World Cup History

Anyone that has ever perched themselves on a fold-down plastic seat in any football stadium in the world, or even anyone that has ever taken an interest in looking in the direction of a television when football is playing will know the glory of catching that perfect goal. This doesn’t mean just any goal where the ball manages to make it to the net in spite of some fairly lacklustre defending: we’re talking real goals requiring the utmost of skill, the most perfect of timing, and occasionally the hand of god intervening at just the right moment.
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Top 5 Teams still in the World Cup 2014

So the world cup is in full swing again;  four years doesn’t seem like such a long time when it comes to sport, does it? Brazil is currently abuzz with fans of round-ball entertainment where people have seen results that no-one could have predicted, as well as victories and defeats that people saw coming a mile off.

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Fifa Football 2013

fifa football 2013

The battle between the Fifa and Pro Evolution Soccer circles seems to be one that will continue until either one or both of EA or Konami cease to exist. The fanbase of each of these games is so strongly entrenched in their support and love for the game that the chance of them switching to the opposing side is almost zero. It seems that amongst virtual football crowds everywhere, however, that FIFA – with its official licences and hugely refined and polished appearance –  is the game that seems to come out on top year after year.

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