How to Win the World Cup


Published on Jun ,11 2018

Yes, I know I pronounced that wrong. 

Talk about football to me here: in my own little /r/soccer. 

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For the real maths behind this video, read Soccernomics, 2018 World Cup Edition (Kuper/Szymanski)


Music used in this video:

* Handel: Zadok the Priest

* Himno Nacional de Uruguay (Uruguay's National Anthem) 

* Strauss: An der schönen blauen Donau

* Die Stem van Suid-Afrika (South Africa's OLD National Anthem)

* Freedom Trail Studio: No Slope

* Freedom Trail Studio: Center Ring

* Lofsöngur (Iceland's National Anthem)

* Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika (South Africa's National Anthem)

* Vivaldi: Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op. 8, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter) Movement 2. No, I don't know what a lot of that means either.


Select Bibliography:

Soccernomics, Simon Kuper & Stefan Szymanski (2018 world cup edition)  

Inverting the Pyramid, Jonathan Wilson

The Numbers Game, Chris Anderson & David Sally

The Ball is Round, David Goldblatt