The clock is ticking on another festival of summer fun – The FIFA World Cup. The competition is played every four years since 1930, except 1942 and 1946 because of World War II.
This event makes a lot of people realize that soccer exists both as professional and a recreational sport. It releases rushes of adrenalin amongst its fans everywhere in the world. It is considered the premier sporting event in the world and there is every reason you should be excited about this summer fun.
There is certainly lots of fun facts about the World Cup that should get you your blood pumping. Did you know…
About 50% of the world’s population (7.05 billion) will watch the World Cup this summer.
The FIFA World Cup is the world’s most widely viewed and watched sports event. According to FIFA, an estimated 715.1 million people watched the finals of the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany and the 2010 event in South Africa was broadcast to 204 countries on 245 different TV channels. Do not be left out this summer.
Over 3 Million Beers are drunk during this summer fun
Over 750,000 liters of beer is sold in stadiums during the World Cup. This is just a fraction of what is drunk at home or in sports bars as you cheer on your favorite teams. It is the greatest show on earth with 32 countries participating in the tournament. What a better way to enjoy this summer fun than by drinking a beer from every country taking part in the World Cup! This summer, the tournament takes place in Russia, where grain alcohol will come out of the bathroom faucets.
More people have sex
It has been reported that there are increased birth rates during this torment. Why does this happen? Well, there are only 2 logical reasons for this; Beer and the fun nature and excitement of the World Cup. This tends to make people happier. When women are happy, it releases hormones that make it easier to get pregnant. Scary, isn’t it.
This year this event is happening in Russia from June to August. It doesn’t seem like very long ago since that incredible summer fun in Brazil, enjoying the amazing atmosphere and the outstanding soccer at the 2014 World Cup. It’s no secret that this event is one of the favorites and already attracting a lot of interest in what is conceivably the world’s supreme soccer tournament.
Get ready for it people. And get ready to cheer your best teams!