World Cup Tech: Fine-Tuning the Beautiful Game – Infographic
Soccer may seem the least tech-dependent game there is; all that’s required are feet and a ball. But even our most analog sport has benefited from technological advances as far back as the first World Cup in 1930.
And it’s not just balls and boots. Even the way we watch—particularly in this, the year of live 3D broadcasts—has changed the sport forever. So enjoy how far technology has brought the beautiful game, and be excited for where takes it in the future.
Media and brand statistics from the 2010 World cup
Evolution of the World Cup ball
The Vuvuzela By the Numbers
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The Economics of the World Cup
During the four weeks to follow, the world’s eyes and ears will be directed towards South Africa, following one of the world’s premier sporting events. Soccer may not be overwhelmingly popular in the United States, but on a global scale, the World Cup is the largest sporting event in terms of viewership. Collectively, more than 26 billion viewers watched the games of the 2006 FIFA World Cup in