Gold Lion by The Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Off the album “Show Your Bones”. Last year before the World Cup all anyone could talk about was David Beckham’s broken foot, this year all anyone can talk about is the broken foot of Wayne Rooney, the new star of the English team. Also, the English team’s nickname are The Three Lions due to their crest, so Gold Lion fits if they win… as would the Yeah Yeah Yeah part.
Spies by Coldplay: Sven Goren Erikson is Swedish… he’s also the coach of
I’m Too Sexy by Right Said Fred: Its funny - you figure the Swedes to be a bunch of blonde hair blue eyed dudes. But their best player is names Zlatan Ibrahimovic (he’s incredible) and their other star is (I think) black, Henrik Larsson. Another star is actually more typically Swedish, Fredrik “Freddy” Ljungberg. He modeled for Calvin Klein which inspired the song for
TNT by AC/DC:
“Cause I'm T.N.T., I'm dynamite!
(T.N.T.) And I'll win the fight!
(T.N.T.) I'm a power load!
(T.N.T.) Just watch me explooooode!”
Hopefully we’re talking about just that verse, not the next one
“I'm dirty, mean, and mighty unclean”
Life is a Carnival by The Band: They might be the smallest country in the World Cup and massive underdogs, but they have the right attitude. They’ve been dreaming of going to the World Cup since the
Piranas are a very tricky species by Mark Mothersbaugh: The former Devo front man scored the Rushmore movie, and this is on of the names of the instrumental tracks he created (also a great line in the movie). I use this since
The Magnificent Seven by The Clash: It’s their seventh World Cup finals… will this be a lucky number seven for them?
That’s it for Group B. My predictions: