World Cup squad make-up
ChartBall uses Power Rank’s predictions (using a poisson method) to map probability of progression for each World Cup team. The graphic is a bit hard to nterpret as you also have to follow eahc possible route for the teams, but the stats are interesting. Click to explore.
There has been an incredible amount of social activity during the World Cup. 12.2m tweets were fired off during the opening game alone.
Add to this all the data inherent in the game itself, from the likely winners to squad make-up, and there are some nice data visualisation opportunities.
So here’s a roundup of some World Cup data visualisations.