• Why England and other UK countries all have their own soccer teams

    8 monthes ago - By Chron

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    The countries of the U.K. have separate soccer teams because international soccer began as a game played between the countries of Britain.
    While other countries would probably like for Britain to be forced to field a single team, enacting such a major reform would be incredibly difficult.
    The people of Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales would likely hate to lose their independent soccer teams.
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  • Kick off the World Cup with Nike, Adidas, Budweiser, and more

    8 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Celebrate the world's biggest commercial...er, soccer tournament by watching some of the best World Cup ads so far.
    It's here. Today the 2018 World Cup kicks off, featuring 32 teams playing 64 games over 33 days, in front of hundreds of millions of eye balls-and brands want a serious slice of that action. Like the Olympics, the World Cup is a chance every four years for marketers to tap into that unique emotional attachment people have for their athletic heroes, and the storylines and drama that any major competition inevitably creates. Whether you see it as an unprecedented festival of...
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