Saturday, May 31, 2014

World Cup Countdown

Only a few more days to go now.

The Super Bowl and WrestleMania are my favourite events of each year, but they are both nothing in a World Cup year.

The World Cup is my favourite sporting event. As of right now, I cannot see this ever changing.

I have felt like this since the 1986 World Cup.

I fondly look back at the sticker books, the Pique mascot in the Kinder Surprise eggs on Easter Sunday, the Ladybird Mexico '86 book.

Need I continue?

Nowadays, it's the Racing Post World Cup supplement and special Budweiser bottles that places me in the zone.

And that's before a ball has even been kicked.

Stay tuned. I'm sure I'll be writing more World Cup posts before July 13th.

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