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These mashups of classic album covers and iconic World Cup moments are absolutely brilliant

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These mashups of classic album covers and iconic World Cup moments are absolutely brilliant

The World Cup is nearly upon us, and everyone’s getting excited – none more so than the people at classy print company Dorothy (the people behind things like the Alphabet of Rock and the Periodic Table of Sexual Terminology).

They are spending the buildup to the tournament mashing up classic albums and iconic football moments, with excellent results - they’re doing 24 in total, which will be on their Instagram (cunningly alternating with images of wall-enhancing products they have available for purchase) in the run-up to the beginning of the tournament on June 14th.

The beautiful game: meet beautiful cover art.

Bless your eyeballs and let them feast on these creations.



Kraftwerk X Germany’s 2014 squad

The Beatles X Graham Poll et al

Tears for Fears X Lionel Messi

The Smiths X Terry Butcher


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Arctic Monkeys X Johan Cruyff

Pink Floyd X Pele and Bobby Moore

Radiohead X Cristiano Ronaldo

The Velvet Underground X Gary Lineker’s golden boot

Pulp X Spain 2010

Handel’s Messiah X Maradona’s Hand of God

Simon and Garfunkel X John Terry and Wayne Bridge*

*Not strictly a World Cup image, but refers to when Wayne Bridge & John Terry failed to make up in time for the 2010 tournament