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Collection of the best World Cup data visualizations

Let’s have a look at some of the best data journalism and multimedia pieces around the soccer World Cup in Brazil produced by the newsrooms around the world.

CartoDB/ Twitter: How Germany v Portugal played out on Twitter

Geotagged Tweets mentioning key terms around the World Cup game are shown on a timeline.

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Bloomberg: World Cup predictions & results

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WSJ: The World Cup of everything else

Good idea with a high chance to spread virally: Let’s compare World Cup participants in different ways.

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Emil Johansson: Visualization of age, height and weight of players in the 2014 FIFA World Cup

A look at the teams in a new way: do physical parameters define the performance on the field?

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NYT: The clubs that connect the World Cup

I also mentioned this visualization along with other new forms of digital storytelling in this post.

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/06/20/sports/worldcup/how-world-cup-players-are-connected.html

The Upshot: 984 ways the United States can advance to the next round of the World Cup

Great data analysis with a lot of value. More on digital storytelling formats from the New York Times here.

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/06/25/upshot/984-ways-the-united-states-can-advance-to-the-next-round-of-the-world-cup.html?rref=upshot

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/06/25/upshot/984-ways-the-united-states-can-advance-to-the-next-round-of-the-world-cup.html?rref=upshot

Sueddeutsche.de: Where do World Cup players come from? 

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The Washington Post: A field too far? 

Which teams have to travel the farthest to play?

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Yahoo: Data World Cup

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You will find other examples of data-driven and multimedia World Cup coverage here:

Datenjournalist: Blog by Lorenz Matzat

– OnMedia: Creative Ways of World Cup storytelling

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