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Published on June 27th, 2018 | by Alan Cross


What are the most popular World Cup anthems of all time?

If you’re a sports fan, this past couple of weeks have been a lot of fun. Get up, turn on the TV and enjoy World Cup soccer all day long. Global productivity has collapsed–except in the United States where they don’t seem to care that soccer is the most popular sport in the world.

With every World Cup comes anthems from countries around the world. This infographic from takes a look at anthems through the years and which ones have been the most popular.

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Infographic: World Cup Anthems

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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