Nimbuzz’s Pulse of the Nation Football World Cup special report reveals fan expectations from the tournament The Football World Cup, the most awaited international sporting events, is back in the absolute manifestation of the craze that football is across the world. As the 32 teams sweat it out in Brazil, it’s not just the trophy that they are eyeing, but also the love that their fans shower on them. As the fans get ready to take in all the excitement, Nimbuzz reached out to football fans to understand their expectations from this World Cup. Nimbuzz’s Pulse of the Nation initiative pushed out a string of questions everyday through the Pulse of the Nation Chat Buddy that appear as regular contacts on the chat roster of over 25 million Nimbuzz users across the country and collated their opinions into the Football League special report. Some interesting insights from the report are:
- Lionel Messi- Most likely to get the Golden Boot – Messi’s consistent form has seen a big thumbs up by fans, as they predict he could be the one with the most number of goals in the tournament.
- Neymar Junior- Most likely to get the Golden Ball – the dusky forward/winger from Brazil comes beats Spanish Andres Iniesta to become the player most likely to take home the Golden Ball.
- Cristiano Ronaldo- The most fashionable player– Ronaldo’s charm on Indians refuses to die down anytime soon as he leads the list of players to become the favourite amongst Indians
- Felipe Scolari- Best mentor for the season – Felipe Scolari seems to have the trust of more fans as an icon/ mentor than Joachia Loew or Roy Hodgson, as more than double the people have voted for him over the others
You can read about the Top 10 list of the findings here