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The History of FIFA World Cup Logos 1930 – 2014

Ssee how the design and brand has evolved over the last 84 years.

It’s that time again to paint your face in your countries colours, grab yourself a beer, your vuvuzela, and skive off work for a few weeks because it’s World Cup 2014 just around the corner.

The World Cup is the most viewed sporting event in the world, with an estimated record 715 million people watching the final match in the last world cup.

The FIFA World Cup championship has been awarded every four years since the first tournament in 1930, except in 1942 and 1946 when it was not contested because obvious reasons,  World War II.

Take a look at the logos from 1930 to 2014 with final match results and see how the design and brand has evolved over the last 84 years.

uruguay-19301


italy-1934


france-1938


brazil-1950


switzerland-19541


sweden-1958


chile-19621


england-1966


mexico-1970


west-germany-1974


argentina-1978


spain-1982


mexico-1986


italy-1990


france-1998


korea-japan-20021


germany-2006


 

south-africa-2010

brazil-2014


Written by Leeson

Part-time blogger, full-time coffee addict and lead designer at Lavoisier Technology Group. I love movies, peanut butter and tech.

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