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Video: ESPN World Cup Coverage Parody

by Alex Beanon July 10, 2014
Sean Rohani has worked in the animation industry – most notably on Disney XD’s “Randy Cunningham: Ninth Grade Ninja” – but he also loves soccer, and as a lover of soccer, took some time and effort from his busy day to produce a video parody of ESPN’s World Cup soccer coverage… Source: World SoccerTalk
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Luis Suarez Bites...Literally!

by Alex Beanon June 26, 2014
Uruguayan soccer player Luis Suarez bit again, this time in the World Cup earlier this week when he gnawed on an italian defender’s shoulder – so it was only a matter of time before Chinese animation outlet TomoNews produced an animated rehash of Suarez biting along with various representations of Suarez as both a zombie […]

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The Beautiful Game Beautifully Animated

by Alex Beanon June 11, 2014
The 2014 World Cup is less than 24 hours away and to get everyone more excited than they already are, part of the history of “the beautiful game” has been masterfully recreated by London artist and filmmaker Richard Swarbrick in a collection of some of the most famous World Cup goals presented in artistic animation…
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Nike Unveils The Last Game In Time For World Cup

by Alex Beanon June 9, 2014
After a few days of teaser trailers, Nike unveiled their animated short film “The Last Game” – where Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney and Neymar, Jr. (their sponsored soccer stars) take on those evil scientists who want to play “safe” football…

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USA Still In 2022 World Cup Hosting Race According To TomoNews

by Alex Beanon June 9, 2014
Qatar was handed the 2022 World Cup hosting rights due but a bribery scandal is threatening to strip the Middle Eastern country from its host duties and the USA [along with Australia, England and South Korea] are possible recipients of the 2022 host bid – a scenario explained with their usual aplomb by Taiwanese animation […]
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England Has Their Own Animated Song For World Cup

by Alex Beanon June 6, 2014
The official song for the 2014 World Cup “Take That Cover” has been derided from many corners of the world so three blokes from England who call themselves Muddy Boots took it upon themselves to make a song for England’s team for next week’s big tournament and then went and animated a video for it…

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Achtung! Germany Has Very Efficient World Cup Cartoons

by Alex Beanon June 2, 2014
Germany expects to win the 2014 World Cup and perhaps no media corporation is more certain of that outcome than Tele 5, which has commissioned a live daily animation show called “Hoggschde Konzentration” to comedically follow the daily events of the German men’s national team as they compete in Brazil beginning next week. There will […]
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Japanese Soccer Stars Recreate Flash Kicker's Twin Goal

by Alex Beanon May 29, 2014
You know World Cup is getting tantalizingly closer when two members of Japan’s World Cup team – Takahiro Ogihara and Hotaru Yamaguchi – have time to work on their creativity by recreating the iconic “twin shot” performed by Flash Kicker [Captain Tsubasa] from the popular manga animation series, comic book and video game…

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FIFA Launches First World Cup Video

by Alex Beanon May 23, 2014
Reports from Brazil indicate the scenes around Rio and the various stadiums hosting the matches of next month’s 2014 World Cup will not look as pristine as they appear in this animated official 2014 World Cup video from FIFA, but there is still time…
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FIFA Gets Animated Before World Cup

by Alex Beanon May 16, 2014
The 2014 World Cup is only a few weeks away and FIFA – the world’s soccer (or football, if you wish) governing body – released a trailer featuring the official World Cup song to begin hyping the world’s largest sporting event which begins next month in Brazil.