Sportpost.com Release World Cup Virals
on: April 16, 2010, 12:06 am
With the world cup just around the corner, sports social media
site Sportpost.com has got into the spirit by releasing a number of
funny videos of alternative world cup moments. The series of four
videos are aimed at football fans and have been posted on the Sportpost
site and its YouTube channel.
The four animated football videos include
alternative endings to famous world cup moments including Zinedine Zidane's head
butt in the 2006 final; Gazza crying at Italia '90; Maradona's hand of god and
Beckham's red card against Argentina. The videos have been created for anyone who
has ever wondered what Materazzi really said to Zidane, or how Gary Lineker tried to
cheer up Gazza. As the sports world gets geared up for the 2010 World Cup in South
Africa, the highly controversial videos are already causing a stir amongst football
fans and are proving popular on YouTube as well.
Peter Janes, Sportpost founder and director said, "The World Cup is the greatest
show on Earth and as Europe's first sports social media site we felt it was only
natural to get involved."
Peter added "Everyone remembers key moments from World Cup history, however we
wanted to know what football fans would have wanted to see if those famous moments
had turned out differently and so the idea behind our alternative world cup moments
With constantly updated football news, user comments and videos from around the
world, the four new animated alternative endings football videos are already helping
to ensure sportpost.com is the world's premier sports social media, video and
highlight website. The site has already attracted sports fans from over 200
countries around the world and is causing a huge stir within the sports industry
already since its launch in March.
Sportpost.com is a pioneering, independent sports social media site combining the
best sports videos, blogs, sports news and forums into one central location. Set to
revolutionise the consumption of content amongst sport fans globally, the site
allows users to create, promote and share the best sports content under the mantra
'share your sport with the world'.
Sportpost.com also gives voice to the superstars of world sport, with exclusive
deals to publish personal sports blogs from
athletes including England rugby international James Haskell, renowned jockey A.P.
McCoy and England football star, West Ham striker Carlton Cole. Additionally, brands
including Nike Football, Red Bull, Monster Energy, UFC, Laureus Sports and World
Sport TV have already rushed to take advantage of its premium High Definition
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