Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Russia's 2018 World Cup logo goes viral on Twitter as users poke fun at its design

The official emblem for the 2018 World Cup in Russia was unveiled by cosmonauts on Tuesday and with it, football's jokers took to Twitter to poke fun at its design.
Supporters tweeted their own versions of the red, blue and gold-trimmed World Cup trophy logo, with shavers, Finding Nemo, aliens and Marge Simpson all involved.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter, who insists it represents Russia's 'heart and spirit', may not be best pleased to see these best adaptations of the emblem for the 2018 tournament. 
VIRALS Scroll down to see all the best adaptations of the 2018 World Cup official logo
The official emblem for the 2018 World Cup in Russia was unveiled on Tuesday via a live feed by cosmonauts
Three Russian astronauts revealed the logo from the International Space Station on Tuesday
FIFA project the 2018 World Cup logo on the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow on Tuesday after the announcement
Locals check out the new 2018 World Cup logo, which is made up using the colours of the Russian flag
After unveiling the logo on a Russian state television talk show, it was then presented over video link by a crew of three Russian astronauts on the International Space Station.
'Seeing the football World Cup in our country was a dream for all of us,' cosmonaut Elena Serova said during the official announcement.
The logo was simultaneously beamed on to Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre as part of a light show, too.
 
One user believed it resembled a shaver and posted the comparison on Twitter after the announcement
One user believed it resembled a shaver and posted the comparison on Twitter after the announcement
Painter Edvard Munch is mentioned as his work, The Scream, is adapted to fit the 2018 World Cup logo
Painter Edvard Munch is mentioned as his work, The Scream, is adapted to fit the 2018 World Cup logo
'New FIFA World Cup logo is large-jawed man eating hopeless ghost #2018WorldCup,' says one Twitter user
Comparisons are made between the 2018 World Cup logo and Finding Nemo after the official announcement
The 2018 World Cup official logo for Russia, unveiled on Tuesday, is compared to the face of this alien
The official emblem of Russia 2018 World Cup apparently resembles the alien of Mr Burns from The Simpsons
WWE wrestler Rey Mysterio apparently may not be too happy to see the new logo of the 2018 World Cup
This tweet asks does the 2018 World Cup logo for Russia have a 'subliminal message' lying beneath it...
This user says she can only think of Marge Simpson 'every time I look at the #Russia2018 World Cup logo'


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