One of the most awaited sports extravaganzas of this year, the football World Cup, kicked off Thursday night on 12-June-2014, sending fans of the sport in a tizzy. From the likes of actor Shah Rukh Khan to Amitabh Bachchan and even Delhities, many took to social media to talk about the sport as they sat glued to their TV sets in their favourite team’s jersey.
Why limit your excitement just to jersies when Archies has got a great collection of posters of your favourite team and players.
Lionel Messi Poster:
If you are a Messi-maniac, this poster is a must-have on your wall.
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And here come some more interesting facts about him that are sure to surprise you…
1. Barcelona officials were quick to spot Messi’s footballing skills.
2. He was offered a position in the national team by Spain which he refused to take.
3. Messi is sponsored by Adidas and appears in their television commercials across the globe.
4. His family is of a middle-class Italian origin.
5. His favorite music styles are Samba and Cumbi.
6. Messi’s nickname is “The Flea”, and that’s how his close ones address him.
7. He shares his birthplace with the Argentinian revolutionary Che Guevera.
Arsenal –The Gunner Poster:
Here is something for the Gunner fans
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Arsenal Football Club is an English Premier League football club based in Holloway, London. One of the most successful clubs in English football, they have won 13 First Division and Premier League titles and a joint record 11 FA Cups. Arsenal holds the record for the longest uninterrupted period in the English top flight and would be placed first in an aggregated league of the entire 20th century.
Liverpool FC Poster:
Let’s hear it for Liverpool this season
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Liverpool Football Club is an English professional football club, based in Liverpool, Merseyside, that plays in the Premier League. The second most successful club in the history of stadium, Liverpool was founded in 1892 and admitted into the Football League a year later.
Cristiano Ronaldo Poster:
If you are a fan of Ronaldo, this is the best thing you could gift to yourself.
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Let us go ‘head over heels’ with some interesting facts about the most popular and loved player.
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most successful athletes of our time. Apart from being one of the best football players of our generation, Ronaldo is also one of the most popular and loved players. Arrogant and cocky sometimes, Ronaldo’s attitude doesn’t always go down well with everyone. But he displays his exceptional excellence on the football pitch to back it up.
1. Ronaldo was named after former US President, Ronald Reagan, who was greatly admired by Ronaldo’s father. His full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro.
2. Ronaldo does not consume alcohol. His father had passed away due to alcoholism. This makes him detest drinking to this age.
3. As a teenager, he would hit the gym with weights on either foot, and then dribble with the ball. He believed training with weights would improve his game techniques and give him speed.
4. Ronaldo’s free kick speed is around 130 kmph (about 31.1 mps), more than four times Apollo 11 rocket’s launching speed.
5. According to Castrol’s analysis, when Cristiano Ronaldo jumps, he generates five times more power than a Cheetah in its full flight.
Now that you have got to know your favorite football stars, and they are on your home’s favorite wall too, how about letting the football frenzy take over!