The World Cup is the grandest stage of international football where people, art, and culture from across the globe come together. It is a month-long carnival where the finest footballing nations lock horns for the ultimate prize in football.
Almost every football team has got nicknames that gives an insight into their roots or their distinct characteristics. There is usually a story behind each of these monikers that also resonate well with the fans at large. These nicknames would be used by commentators and journalists.
In fact, Brazil, the most successful nation in World Cup history, has got around six nicknames. Argentina are popularly known as La Albiceleste for its colour of the flag and jersey. Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal are known as The Navigators for their rich naval history whereas England are known asThe Three Lions.