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Lloysds: Germany’s World Cup squad insurable value worth €795m

The insurable value of Germany’s squad is the highest amongst those competing in Group G of the 2014 World Cup, which also include: Ghana, Portugal and the USA. This research was produced by the Centre for Economics and Business Research … Continue reading

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The importance of birth month for professional athletes’ pt.2

Well, hey look at that. If you further (see last post) divide the players into their respective continents, this pattern becomes even clearer. Of the 92 players representing Asia (incl. Australia) in this world cup, only 7 of the 92 … Continue reading

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Your Birth Month May Determine Your Chances Of Playing In The World Cup

I analyzed the 736 players in this years world cup: ~30% are born in the first quarter, while only ~20% are born in Q4. So why is this so? Here’s what author Malcolm Gladwell said to ESPN (about similar skewness … Continue reading

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