Sports Diplomacy: Astronauts and Nobel Peace Laureates weigh in on FIFA World Cup 2014 Winner

When it comes to rivalry at the FIFA World Cup, even Nobel Peace Laureates can’t contain their passion.

There’s Peace. Then there’s Football.



NASA astronauts Reid Wiseman and Steve Swanson created a World Cup tribute video from space with European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst of Germany to send their well wishes to people on Earth as the FIFA World Cup 2014 kicked off.

Share your prediction with us: who will triumph in the 2014 FIFA World Cup?

Who will add another “Golden Star” to their jersey … Argentina or Germany?


Accelerate your awareness … Learn even more!

1. Visa 2014 World Cup
2. NASA 


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Research, Insight & Perspective by A. Maherali

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