It’s World Cup season right?
Ever cared to know the nicknames of the various countries who are taking part in this year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia?
Ready? Let’s go!!!
Europe has 14 countries participating in the 2018 World Cup.
The host nation, Russia is nicknamed Sbornyaya, meaning “National Team”.
The Belguim national team is affectionately called the Red Devils (probably they are the second Manchester United…hahaha)
The Serbian national team is tagged as the White Eagles
“The Eagles” is what the Poland national team is called.
The winners of 2014 World Cup, Germany are nicknamed Die Mannschaft meaning “The Team”, (well maybe because they’re the best team so far)
The Iceland national team are nicknamed Our Boys (looks like they are the national treasure)
The Croatian national team is affectionately referred to as The Fiery Ones (looks like their fire is unquenchable)
The England national team are nicknamed The Three Lions
The Denmark national team is popularly called the Danish Dynamite
Whilst the French National team is nicknamed The Blues (….probably the second Chelsea..lol)
The Asian Continent has 5 countries participating in this year’s world cup
The Australia national team is nicknamed Socceroos
The Iran national team is nicknamed Team Melli
Samurai Blue is what the Japan National Team is called.
The Korea Republic national team is popularly referred to as The Reds
And the Saudi Arabian National Team is nicknamed The Greens
North, Central America and the Caribbean have just three countries participating in this year’s world cup
The Costa Rica national team is nicknamed The Champion Killers ( looks like they are coming with killers to kill this world cup)
The Mexican national team is nicknamed Tricolor (probably because of the green, red and white nature of their flag)
Whilst the Panama national team is referred to as The Red Tide
Africa has five countries representing the continent in this year’s world cup
The Egyptian national team is popularly nicknamed The Pharaohs
The Morocco National team is nicknamed Lions Of The Atlas
The Nigerian National Team is affectionately called the Super Eagles
The Senegalese National Team is called The Lions Of Teranga
Whilst The Tunisian National Team is nicknamed The Eagles of Carthage
The South American continent also has five countries participating in this year’s world cup
The Peru National Team is nicknamed The Incas
The Colombian National Team is nicknamed The Yellow Fever
The Uruguay National Team is popularly referred to as The Olympic Sky Blue
The Argentina National Team is affectionately called The White or Sky Blue
Whilst The Brazilian National Team is nicknamed The Canary (because of their Yellow Shirt).