5 Awesome World Cup Ads {#WorldCupWives}

If you watch the Superbowl for the commercials, you're going to LOVE the World Cup. Already, lots of ads are popping up, and I've been wasting a lot of time enjoying them!

There's a lot of buzz about the Nike ad, but I'm going to be honest, it includes a little too much soccer for my taste. Still, it's pretty fun, but here are a few more that play up the hype we love so much. Hopefully, you'll get a kick out of them! (See what I did there....)


A sports commentator calling a first date? Yes, please!

DirectTV Latin America 

Oliver Stone sits in as the "producer" for the World Cup. He reminds everyone that the games are about more than soccer.

ESPN (Again...)

This ESPN ad focuses on the fans, who let's be honest, are the true stars of the games. The people and the parties. This one gives me goosebumps every time I watch it. (Also, the guy from Seattle? I think that's going to be me on Thursday...)


Oh, Cristiano Ronaldo. You are so marketable, with your Ken doll-like appearance and model girlfriend. This fun ad reminds us there have been a lot of great players of the game. Thanks to reader Denise H. for sharing it with the #WorldCupWives!

And finally, since we all love the stickers so much, here's a World Cup ad for Panini. Also, in reference to the recent post on celebrities you may have not known are bilingual, Kobe Bryant speaks fluent Italian.

Which ad is your favorite? Have you seen other good ones? Share in the comments!


  1. The "time zone" one is definite goosebumps!

  2. I know, right? I just love it!!!! Thursday, here we come!

  3. Denise H12:28 PM

    These are great! The first one was cool how the stars appeared but it was so long! I still love how the kids didn't recognize Pele in the Emirates one. Glad you shared it with everyone! I showed it to a co-worker who is from England and he LOVED it.

  4. I know. I loved the concept, but it was a bit long. Truth be told, it's only since I've been keeping up with the WC more that I actually recognized some of the players to understand what was going on! But I know I'm probably somewhat in the minority there among their target demographic... :)


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