Weekend Inspiration – Graphic Design – World Cup Posters

What a great tournament it has been so far (except for a certain jackass who has an issue with biting people).

We’re now at the knockout stage.  Brazil, Argentina, and Germany are the favorites to win it all but you never know.  Look what happened to Spain.

I was checking out old FIFA World Cup posters and below are five of my favorites.

ITALY 1934

342

FRANCE 1938

343

ARGENTINA 1978

argentina-1978-world-cup-logo-design

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1994

Logo-of-1994-FIFA-World-Cup-Football-Championship-USA

SOUTH AFRICA 2010

2010_world_cup_poster

I’m curious to see what will happen with Qatar and the scandal.  It’s great that FIFA wants to have the World Cup in different regions of the world, but Qatar in the summer?   Sponsors are not happy about the bribery scandal.  This is a huge mess any way you slice it.   Moving the tournament to the winter will create even more problems, especially with broadcasters.

It’s a shame.  I hope FIFA can get it together.

There are going to be some serious nail-biting (no pun) games during the next two weeks.  Cannot wait.

Buon Weekend!

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2 comments
  1. Linda said:

    Oooh, thanks for posting these. I need that South Africa poster.

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