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What Is The Best National Anthem At The World Cup?

What Is The Best National Anthem At The World Cup?

After hearing a rousing rendition of Star Spangled Banner by USA before their opening win over Ghana at the World Cup, it got us thinking.

There’s the classics of tournament regulars Brazil, Italy and France.

But what about the rest?

What is the definitive best national anthem at this year’s World Cup?

It’s not just about the tune, but the passion, goosebumps and everything else that makes a pre-match chant special.

Over to you.

By Jonny Boyle – @beanroll

Algeria – Kassaman

Australia – Advance Australia Fair

Argentina – Argentina National Anthem

Belgium – The Brabanconne

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9R7BqWhP_YM

Bosnia – Državna himna Bosne i Hercegovine

Brazil – Hino Nacional Brasileiro

Cameroon – Chant de Ralliement

Chile – Himno Nacional de Chile

Costa Rica – Himno Nacional de Costa Rica

Colombia – Himno Nacional de la República de Colombia

Croatia – Lijepa naša domovino

Ecuador – ¡Salve, Oh Patria!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OrlNmm5r8c

England – God Save The Queen

France – La Marseillaise

Germany – Deutschlandlie

Ghana – God Bless Our Homeland Ghana

Greece – Hymn to Liberty

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3yq6d-tBkE

Holland – Wilhelmus

Honduras – Himno Nacional de Honduras

Italy – Il Canto degli Italiani

Iran – National Anthem of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Ivory Coast – L’Abidjanaise

Japan – Kimigayo

Mexico – El Himno Nacional Mexicano

Nigeria – Arise, O Compatriots

Portugal – A Portuguesa

Russia – State Anthem of the Russian Federation

Spain – Marcha Real

Switzerland – Swiss Psalm

South Korea – Aegukga

Uruguay – Orientales, la Patria o la Tumba

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ecXc7vE7Sc

USA – Star Spangled Banner

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