The games that were organized in Olympia, Greece in 776 BC were the starting point of the Olympic Games. The modern Olympics were started in 1896. Barron Perre, a French Man, was the main reason for starting it.
The Grand Opening Ceremony of the Olympics is one of the most anticipated events. Every opening ceremony of the Olympics is exceptional in their own way. The marching of the contestants from all over the world representing their country is an absolute treat for the eyes.
$35 Million Payout For The Winner of the tournament-
The most exciting fact about the world cup is the payout for the winning team as they will get $35 million. On the other hand, to offset the losing team's disappointment, they offer them $25 million. Everyone can assume that every team who has played second will trade the money for the title. The top teams in the tournament will also receive some compensation. It is very incredible to know that every team that participates in the world cup takes home a multi-million dollar as by competing in the group stage itself your team will earn about $ 8 million.
About 7.05 Billion People Watch The World Cup-
About 3.2 billion people around the globe who are roughly 46% of the world’s population has watched more than one minute of the 2010 football world cup. According to FIFA, it makes the tournament “the world’s most viewed sporting event.” It is amazing that 46% of the world’s population watches a single event and it is incredible to know that 2 billion people who are about 29% of the world have sat down to watch the world cup for more than 30 minutes.
Over 3 Million Beers Drank and about 400,000 Brauts Devoured-
About Over 750,000 liters of beer were sold in stadiums during the 2010 World Cup. That is equivalent to about 25,360,517 ounces or 3,170,064 beers but do not worry, since the people who drink have also eaten 390,600 hot dogs, they will not get too hung over.
No Sex is allowed During The World Cup-
Many coaches of multiple teams have banned their players from having sex during the World Cup. These coaches include from teams such as Spain, Mexico, Germany, and Chile have prohibited their players from having sex during the world cup. The managers stated that sex is a distraction and also a waste of the player's energy. Other team managers like Brazil’s Luiz Felipe Scolari, has taken a more mixed approach. When asked about his method he said that his players can sex but should not engage in acrobatic sex.
The Cup Causes Increased Birth Rates In the Host Countries-
Nine months after Germany hosted the World Cup in the year 2006 their country’s birth rate increased by more than 10 percent. A 10 percent increase may not be much, but the birth rate is something that is exceptionally stable in the country. Since 2006, the European Union birthrate has changed only by .07%. So main two reason for this happening is first due to the beer and second is when you are in an environment with fun and excitement it tends to make people happier and when women are happy it can release a hormone that makes it very easy to get pregnant.
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The champion league anthem titled as “ champion league” was composed by British Composer Tony Britten in the year 1992 and it is also an adaptation of George Frideric Handel’s Zadok the Priest. The original version of the song is about 3 minutes long and has never been released commercially. The song has two short verses, and the chorus includes three official languages that are used by UEFA such as German, English, and French.
There never any hat-tricks in the champions league finals but players like Karl-Heinz Riedle, Daniele Massaro, Hernán Crespo, Diego Milito, Filippo Inzaghi, and Cristiano Ronaldo all struck twice.
The highest number of wins according to the countries goes to the Spanish clubs who won 18 times. Following countries are England and Italy with both securing 12 titles. England is the winning country as the number of teams who won in the champion league includes Liverpool, Aston Villa, Chelsea, Nottingham Forest, and Manchester United.
The champions league is the most viewed sporting event in the world. In the finals of the 2012-13 champions league between Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich aired more than 200 countries and even had the highest TV rating with about 360 million TV viewers.
English club was banned from the champions league between the years 1986 and 1991 because of various hooliganism problems and stadium disasters. Due to the absence of the English clubs, teams like Red Star Belgrade. PSV Eindhoven and Steaua Bucarest got the opportunity to win a title for the time after a decade of English dominance.
Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to ever score a goal in three champion league finals, one in the year 2008 for Manchester United, and in the years 2014 and 2017 for Real Madrid. He is the only player that has scored in two different champions league finals with two different clubs.
Clarence Seedorf is the only player in the tournament to win the trophy with three different clubs that is Real Madrid (1998), Ajax (1995) and Milan (2003 and 2007).
The most successful team in the champions league is Real Madrid who has secured their 13th win by defeating Liverpool 3-1 in the 2018 finals. Real Madrid became the first team in the champion league to win the title in three consecutive years. Under Real Madrid, there is Milan with seven titles, Barcelona, Liverpool and Bayern München with five titles.
The fastest goal in the champion league final was by Paolo Maldini who scored a goal under 51 seconds. Roy Makaay holds the record in the champions league for the fastest goals in a match after he scored in 10 seconds for Bayer Munich against Real Madrid in the year 2007.