Here is the extended version of a World Cup promo from ESPN that ran during Wednesday’s broadcast of the Rose Bowl.
It’s a World Cup year, of course. Let the countdown begin and anticipation grow.
According to a news release, here are some of the moments included in the clip:
— Pele and his triumphant celebration in 1970
— Germany’s Franz Beckenbauer and Dutch captain Johan Cruyff exchanging flags moments before the 1974 final
— Diego Maradona and his brilliant performance for Argentina in 1986
— Zinedine Zidane, whose epic performance for France led the host country to win the Cup in 1998
— Andres Iniesta, whose beautiful strike sealed Spain’s first World Cup title in 2010
— Cameroonian striker Roger Milla’s famous dance in 1990
— Dutch legend Johan Cruyff’s immortal turn in 1974
— England striker Geoff Hurst’s record-setting three-goal performance in the 1966 World Cup final
— Dutch striker Dennis Bergkamp’s memorable touch against Argentina in 1998
— Carlos Alberto’s wonder-strike for Brazil in 1970
— Paolo Rossi hoisting the cup for Italy in 1982
— And Landon Donovan’s celebration after his last-gasp winner against Algeria earned the U.S. Men’s National Team a place in the single-elimination rounds in the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.