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Football World Cup Traditions

For a sporting event that has been held for nearly 100 years, it is not surprising that there are many traditions that are followed. There are some traditions that are unique to the World Cup, while other aspects of the tournament are football traditions that make their appearance on the world stage at the FIFA World Cup every four years. Here are a few of them.

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