WORLD CUP: DID YOU KNOW

Colombia‘s Coach Jose Pekerman has received over 400,000 votes in Colombia’s presidential elections – despite not standing for office.

Thousands spoiled their votes to show support for their beloved national coach after Los Cafeteros routed Greece over election weekend.

AS shown in The Mirror

AS shown in The Mirror

 

The Daily Mail comes up with a novelty reason for Uruguay‘s defeat to Costa Rica. NO Dulce de Leche!! Apparently, 39kg of their favourite paste has been confiscated by Brazilian officials when Oscar Tabarez & Co arrived in the country!

None of this for Uruguay: 38kg confiscate at border

None of this for Uruguay: 38kg confiscated at Border

 

– Gisele Bundchen will present the Winner’s Trophy on 13th of July, according to the Boston Globe. President Dillma Roussef is said to be reluctant to expose herself to more booing and FIFA’s president Sepp Blatter’s popularity is not that high either!! (he did hand the trophy to Spain captain Iker Casillas in South Africa in 2010. )

Gisele has one friend in football (well soccer for her) Her husband plays football'

Gisele has one friend in football (well soccer for her) Her husband plays ‘football’

– Ex footballers – all commentators for British BBC and ITV have had a fun afternoon playing beach volley. Watch this

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