Weekly Football Round-Up: 11th June 2018

11 Jun 2018 | Recent News

In this week’s edition, we bring you news from the World Cup, Maradona joining Sunderland, and an Icelandic safety cone?!

1. Nike Brazil’s Ad: Revisited

Nike Brazil have come up with a rather inspiring video, looking forward to seeing the Jogo Bonito in the World Cup this time around. The video also features Ronaldo revisiting the 2002 commercial shot.

Source: Nike Futebol Youtube

2. India has a World Class Goalscorer!

Sunil Chhetri, India’s footballing hero only needs at least 6 more hat-tricks to match Cristiano Ronaldo!

Source: Business Standard

3. Diego Maradona Wanted to Play for Sunderland?!

He even threatened to retire if he wasn’t allowed to leave for the Black Cats, according to a new documentary.

Source: Chronicle Live

4. The World Cup of Wages

Brazil has won this title, but can they win the real thing?

Source: Daily Mail

5. Iceland’s Safety Cone Charm

How did a safety cone become a national footballing icon? It’s all summarized in one tweet!

Source: Twitter User – Sons of Ice and Fire