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This summer kicked off with unprecedented levels of football fever, as the World Cup unfolded before the eyes of viewers and fans worldwide, conquering the Internet and fields with live updates, sizzling suspense and lots of cheering. And while this was e
The Search is On: TOP FOOTBALL QUESTIONS ASKED BY FANS AS THE WORLD CUP NEARS ITS FINALE Not everyone is proficient when it comes to football rules as much as a die-hard fan, so here are the top questions about soccer rules and positions in the US according to Google Trends: 1. What is offsides in soccer? 2. Who is the best goal keeper in the world? 3. How to become a soccer referee? 4. What is a striker in soccer?
And while most of the above questions are rather expected, the one about becoming a referee sounds the most striking (looks like more people than you would think have thought of becoming one!).
On the local scale, we were rather surprised to find that Lebanon appeared in 4th place among the top 5 countries searching for the World Cup on Google. It looks like the flags we’ve been seeing on cars have also translated online! Other countries in the top 5 included: 1. Nepal 2. Vietnam 3. Mozambique 4. Lebanon 5. Bolivia
And while all of these results have been listed as retrieved from Google Trends in the time of writing this article, you can always search for the World Cup on the Google Trends platform for the most recent updates and charts available on the tournament.