Fans voted, and the results are in for the 2014 World Cup Dream Team. FIFA revealed what players made the cut, and there’s no surprise that the Dream Team includes stars from Brazil, Germany and Argentina. What is surprising is that three defenders from Brazil were chosen for the team – David Luiz, Marcelo, and… Continue reading FIFA Announces the 2014 World Cup ‘Dream Team,’ Voted on by Fans
The World Cup is full of soccer stars, but two athletes have stood out more than the rest in social media chatter. Lionel Messi of Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal have made waves on sites like Twitter, but which of the two stars is more popular? According to social media analytics group We Are… Continue reading Which World Cup Player Is More Popular on Twitter, Messi or Ronaldo?
In a game with one of the quickest goals in World Cup history, it’s no surprise that the match also fared well on Twitter. According to MemeBurn, one of the more exhilarating World Cup games so far, the USA vs. Ghana match, had some impressive numbers on Twitter including total amount of tweets, peak moments… Continue reading The US Soccer Team Triumphed Over Ghana on the Field and Twitter [REPORT]
The opening game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off on Thursday, and the world is getting pretty excited – especially host country Brazil. From donning silly outfits to dressing up their dogs, Brazilians and people around the world are already cheering on Brazil. Here are some of the best Instagrams of people preparing… Continue reading Preparing for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, as Told by Instagram [PHOTOS]
As Brazil gears up to host the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup vs. Croatia on June 12, Twitter is preparing to host the games online. From announcements of teams’ final rosters to speculation about game outcomes and trash talk between fans, Twitter is abuzz with World Cup chatter. So how can you… Continue reading How to Follow the 2014 World Cup on Twitter
Have you ever watched an athlete perform so incredibly that you couldn’t look away? That’s what it’s like to watch Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, also known as Ronaldinho, one of Brazil’s best soccer players and a member of the Brazilian national team since 1999. This compilation of amazing video footage of Ronaldinho’s soccer tricks and… Continue reading Watch Brazilian Athlete Ronaldinho Show Off Some of the Most Impressive Soccer Moves You’ll Ever See [VIDEO]
The 2014 FIFA World Cup is fast approaching and, like it or not, your Facebook News Feed is about to be filled with posts by soccer fanatics. According to data recently released by Facebook, 500 million of Facebook’s 1.2 billion users are soccer fans. Of those, some 48.9 million fans live in the U.S, ranking… Continue reading Soccer Fanatics Are About to Fill Your News Feed With World Cup Chatter [CHART]