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It’s a tradition for the host nation to give their own unique twist to the FIFA World Cup posters. Here are all the WC posters since FIFA World Cup began in 1930

Football Fever - FIFA World Cup Posters Through The Years

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is less than a week away! And, before the host nation, Russia faces off against Saudi Arabia, we are taking a walk down memory lane and to look at the different things that make football more than just a game. Today, it’s the official FIFA World Cup Posters!

FIFA World Cup Posters through the years

The Official Poster for the 2018 FIFA World Cup was launched in Moscow. The poster, which has a retro feel to it, The poster was designed by Russian artist Igor Gurovich and gives a reflection of Russia’s artistic and football heritage. The poster displays former Soviet goalkeeper and all-time great, Lev Ivanovich Yashin, nicknamed the “Black Spider”, reaching out with his left hand to catch the ball, dressed in his iconic black outfit with the knee brace and cap.

Lev Yashin is widely regarded by many football pundits as the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the sport. He stopped 151 penalty kicks during his career, more than any other goalkeeper in the history of the sport, and kept over 270 clean sheets. The Black Spider still remains the only goalkeeper to have won the prestigious Ballon d’Or Award (1963); Yashin was also awarded the Order of Lenin in 1967, the highest award of the USSR. He is, without a doubt, the best person to stand as a symbol of Russian football.

Football Fever - FIFA World Cup Posters Through The Years

The artwork is available for purchase on the Official FIFA website as stretched canvases, framed art, acrylic art blocks and bamboo wood.

Here are the FIFA World Cup posters since the international association football competition began in 1930-

1930 (Uruguay)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Uruguay

1934 (Italy)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Italy

1938 (France)

FIFA World Cup Posters
France

1950 (Brazil)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Brasil

1954 (Switzerland)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Switzerland

1958 (Sweden)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Sweden

1962 (Chile)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Chile

1966 (England)

FIFA World Cup Posters
England
FIFA World Cup Posters
England

1970 (Mexico)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Mexico

1974 (West Germany)

FIFA World Cup Posters
West Germany

1978 (Argentina)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Argentina

1982 (Spain)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Spain

1986 (Mexico)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Mexico

1990 (Italy)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Italy

1994 (USA)

FIFA World Cup Posters
USA

1998 (France)

FIFA World Cup Posters
France

2002 (South Korea & Japan)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Korea/Japan

2006 (Germany)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Germany

2010 (South Africa)

FIFA World Cup Posters
South Africa

2014 (Brazil)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Brasil

2018 (Russia)

FIFA World Cup Posters
Russia

Image Source: FIFA

 

Also read:
2018 FIFA World Cup Jerseys – The Home & Away Kits
The Official Host Cities of 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia
The Stadiums of 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia 


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