The teams that play the World Cup matches this Tuesday (26th) were honored by Google with eight different Doodles, which alternate on the homepage of the search engine. The countries illustrated in the images face each other today, in the last game of the group stage. At this stage of the World Cup, matches are played simultaneously. at 11 am (Brasilia time), the games between Australia and Peru and Denmark and France take place, which decide the future of the group C. At 3 pm, Iceland faces Crocia, which is already guaranteed in the next phase, while Argentina needs beat Nigeria to continue in the World Cup.
Special animations for the World Cup are being shown from the first day of the tournament. Daily, Google shows illustrations by native artists from each participating country. The initiative aims to celebrate the culture and talent of all nations involved in the event, showing their views on football.
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Google Doodle pays homage to teams playing today at the World Cup Photo: Reproduo / Google
Australia Doodle at the 2018 World Cup Photo: Reproduo / Google
Fans wearing the national team's shirt share space on the field and in the goal bar with a koala and other common marsupials in Australia. The design, created by Helen Li, also shows fans and players sweating under the strong sun, eating ice cream and preparing barbecue on the edge of the lawn.
Doodle from Peru at the 2018 World Cup Photo: Reproduo / Google
Peru's Doodle shows fans wearing poncho and chullo, traditional clothing items in the region. They watch a football match while playing a percussion instrument and a flute under the landscape of the Peruvian Andes. It is also possible to see the Machu Picchu runes. Illustrator Andrea Galecio defined football as Joy with passion. Maximum emotion. A not united.
Doodle from Denmark at the 2018 World Cup Photo: Reproduo / Google
Illustrator Rune Fisker mixed the passion for traditional bicycle football in Denmark. The drawing shows men and women walking in bikes of various types within a football field. In the background, you can see the Borsen, a famous monument in Copenhagen. Fisker wanted to illustrate the joy and satisfaction that we Danes feel for football (and our bikes!) ".
France's doodle at the 2018 World Cup Photo: Reproduo / Google
The champions of the 98 World Cup won a Doodle created by Helene Leroux. The drawing shows children in three situations related to football: playing tot and pasting stickers on an album, cheering with flags and playing ball in the middle of the street, with the Arc de Triomphe in the background. The illustrator explained the art: for the majority in France, football is something we have had in our hearts since childhood.
Doodle from Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup Photo: Reproduo / Google
A dirt field illustrates the Doodle of Nigeria. In the scene, a young man is about to take a penalty kick in the middle of the street, with the goalkeeper waiting for the kick and an excited crowd around. Illustrators Yinfaowei Harrison and Ifesinachi Orjiekwe stated that, for Nigerians, football means more than a game. love and, most importantly, a way of life. Only football can bring together people from different tribes and ethnic groups under one roof.
Argentina doodle at the 2018 World Cup Photo: Reproduo / Google
Artist Gaston Pacheco portrayed the passion of Argentines for football by showing players and fans wearing the national team's shirt and holding flags around a goal. Inside the camp there are also people partying, dancing tango, preparing mate and making barbecue. The artist says that football is the most popular sport in the country. There are many rituals and traditions around him. a way to bring people together.
Iceland Doodle at the 2018 World Cup Photo: Reproduo / Google
Many fans drawn in geometric lines form the Doodle that pays homage to Iceland. They are gathered around a beam, wearing the national team's shirt, with a soccer ball standing on the lawn and many mountains in the background. The art was created by Siggi Eggertsson.
Crocia doodle at the 2018 World Cup Photo: Reproduo / Google
Croatian fans portrayed in Doodle, created by Vedran Klemens, wear the traditional checkered shirt of the national team. In the scenery, there are also the walls of Dubrovnik and the Arena of Pula, historical monuments of Croatia. For Vedran, football is the favorite pastime of Croats.
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