Tag: World Cup
The King of Kings
“Behold the king, The King of Kings…there is only one.” That man was Edson Arantes do Nascimento…PELE!!
Interview with Danny Lewis, author of When Asia Welcomed The World: The 2002 World Cup Revisited
When Asia Welcomed the World: The 2002 World Cup Revisited. We spoke to Danny Lewis about his nostalgic look back at the ground-breaking tournament in Japan & South Korea
Qatar 2022 World Cup Diary
Hated, adored, never ignored… The Qatar World Cup was never going to disappear quietly into the night, for better or worse. Here are the stories along the way that have caught our eye.
Saudi Arabia Dreamland: How the Falcons ruined Messi’s swansong
Saudi Arabia’s stunning win over Argentina will go down as one of the greatest shocks in World Cup history, but how did they pull it off? We spoke to Asian football expert Martin Lowe to find out.
Boycotts, apathy, and jubilation… Qatar 2022 is finally here!
Whether people like it or not, the Qatar World Cup is finally here, with a mixed anticipation for the football itself. We spoke to Welsh, Norwegian and English experts to gauge a broad perspective.
Unwelcome Hosts: How Qatar prepared for their golden moment
Qatar is breaking the mould with the most unpopular and controversial World Cup to date, but how did the team get there? Andrew Flint looks into a squad developed like no other – and the noise swirling around them.
The Hand of the Devil – The Ghana Uruguay grudge match
Uruguay will face Ghana in Qatar at the 2022 World Cup in only the second-ever meeting in their history – but it is already becoming a modern classic rivalry. Jack Wills looks back 12 years to find out why.
Close but no Qatar – We’re running a fake World Cup!
The FIFA World Cup, the crème de la crème of football. It is iconic…We all know the Qatar World Cup is a travesty.
Korea & Japan – 20 years later
It was a tournament for the ages…that remains in the hearts and minds of all who had the pleasure of witnessing it forever.
Oceanic 2022 World Cup Qualifying: Do FIFA treat Oceania fairly?
The Oceanic continent has been maltreated by FIFA for years, seemingly thought of as nothing short of an afterthought, an inconvenience, even.