Tag Archives: World Cup

Why would anyone want to host the World Cup?


What’s the point in hosting the World Cup? With the recent outrage at the corruption that was rife (and well-known) at FIFA coming under fire, Sepp Blatter and a lot of his colleagues (14 to be exact) are now facing jail (admittedly while on bail or house arrest in rather more pleasant locations such as Continue Reading →

13 Things from a Year in Football


Spend It Like Beckham has just turned 1 year old! We made it an entire year without being shut down for shoddy football journalism, so to celebrate, we’ve put together a list of highlights from the last 365 days. It’s not your average football list filled with stats and figures. No, this is a little Continue Reading →

How much does it cost to buy the World Cup? [Infographic]


Spend It Like Beckham take a look at how much it would cost to buy either the Argentina or Germany squad ahead of the World Cup Final.

Best World Cup Goals (So Far)


Spend It Like Beckham look at the best World Cup Goals so far   10. Giovanni Dos Santos – Mexico vs. Holland The former Spurs man is arguably Mexico’s main man these days donning the number 10 jersey, and he certainly showed why with this fantastic drive from outside of the area:   9. Lionel Continue Reading →

Superheroes At The World Cup [Infographic]


What if comic book heroes took a team to the World Cup? We have teamed up with the guys over at The BatGeek to bring you the ultimate Superheroes World Cup team! You can check out more comic related news and other things over at TheBatGeek.com or follow them on Twitter @the_batgeek You can also Continue Reading →

The Cost of a World Cup Squad [Infographic]


What would it take to buy an entire World Cup squad ? Spend It Like Beckham take a look at the teams and players in England’s World Cup Group, took the highest transfer fee that had been paid for them and worked out which team in Group D would cost the most. The results might surprise Continue Reading →