Whether you are glued to the television, or sitting in the stands, the World Cup means that for one month you will notice a large difference where you live. This difference? Peace
The FIFA World Cup, usually known as the World Cup, is an international football competition contested by the men’s national teams. The championship was founded in 1930 and has been awarded every four years, except in 1942 and 1946 due to the Second Word War.
The current champions are Spain, who won the tournament back in 2010, which took place in South Africa, although, Brazil has proven to be the most successful team in FIFA World Cup History, having won 5 champion titles.
Not only is the World Cup a match to see who is the best, but also it shows that sports can bring nations together, all throughout the world. The World Cup not only brings together 11 players from one nation as a team, and not just the county supporting them; it brings together the world.
Soccer consists of this… “Two 45 minute halves” There are no commercial breaks and definitely no time-outs. But above all, it consists of countries putting aside their differences and uniting as one, in hopes that their team will win!
Nationalism truly does exist after all.