Incoming World Cup goodies

There are just a few more days left before the start of FIFA World Cup 2014, hosted this year by Brazil. Since it’s “the most widely viewed and followed sporting event in the world”, according to Wikipedia, I thought it might be really useful, to all the football fans and their clients, to prepare a compilation of design resources, infographics and tutorials about this highly acclaimed competition.

World Cup Official Logo Designs – from the inaugural tournament, held by Uruguay in 1930, all the way to present day

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Image Source: africa.com.br

World Cup Official Mascots – they’ve only showed up on the “catwalk” starting with Willie in England (1966), but then they’ve been a constant presence, including this year’s Fuleco

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Image Source: fifa.com

World Cup Infographics – plentfy of history, statistics and trivia

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Image Source: imscorporate.com

World Cup Flag Icon Sets – lots of different flag shapes, sizes and styles

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Image Source: Javiero Casio

World Cup Design Resources – fonts, vector illustrations, icons and tutorials

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Image Source: vectoropenstock.com

Enjoy the matches and GO SOCCEROOS !!!