Memories, Memes and Masterclasses from #Russia2018
The 2018 World Cup, hosted in Russia has been memorable for a variety of reasons. While the football has been sublime, the internet has taken memes and memories of a different nature from the #2018WC.
1. Batshuayi with a self TKO
Adnan Januzaj may have scored a sublime goal for Belgium, but Michy Batshuayi immortalised himself in meme culture with this brilliant kick onto the post and back onto his own face.
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2. Make England Champs Again
England finally broke the hoodoo of never winning a World Cup penalty shootout in their history. And the whole country has exploded with ‘Its Coming Home’ memes. Here’s our favourite.
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3. Waka Waka this time for Shakira
Spain defender Gerard Pique emulated his girlfriend as a corner kick came in and the internet had a field day….
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4. When Peter Schmeichel fawned over his son
As a goalkeeping father-son duo, Peter and Kasper Schmeichel know the highs and lows of saving penalties. This tweet won all our hearts though!
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5. El Diego Lets Go
Former World Cup winning great Diego Maradona seemed to channel all his inner demons when celebrating with Argentina at the 2018 World Cup.
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6. When this Kroos freekick still saw Germany crash out
Stunning from Toni Kroos, that last-gasp free kick still did not keep the world champions in the 2018 World Cup. But, that won’t stop us watching it all over again. On loop. All night. Someone stop it.
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7. Sampaoli on fire
Jorge Sampaoli was compared to an advertising exec and we can all relate!
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The 2018 World Cup has thrown up some amazing memes and brilliant moments
so far. As we head into the Quarter Finals, watch the pulsating, end-to-end action
unfolding in #Russia2018 on the Tata Sky Mobile App here (link to app)