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Friday, June 11, 2010

FIFA 2010: Let's Roll

Game on!

You'll forgive me for not posting analysis today!  The World Cup begins in just over 2 hours, and if I described the nation as being at a standstill, I would be doing it a disservice. 

So, to herald the opening match of the 2010 World Cup, here are two videos.

First, the best of the songs associated with the World Cup.  This is by K'Naan, and it was picked up by Coca-Cola for their "History of Celebration" advertising campaign.  It's a great "anthem".

Next, a look back at the 2006 World Cup from Germany.  As we prepare to look forward, 64 games into the future, we start by looking back, to give a taste of what to expect.  This is a great video, with great music, and it's high on inspiration value!

Enjoy, and let's play!