dpa's multimedia package for the World Cup 2018

Benefit from our detailed coverage when the world's best football teams compete for the World Cup trophy!

Our World Cup 2018 package will contain preview stories complete with photos and infographics, background material, interviews and features about the protagonists. The offer includes columns by our international football experts, videos before and during the event along with interactive graphics and live ticker.

Your readers and users will profit from our detailed coverage before the tournament gets underway as well as from our live reporting during the World Cup.

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Before the World Cup (May - June 2018)

  • Preview articles with photos
  • Preview videos
  • Infographics  
  • Interactive widgets: “History of the World Cup since 1930” and “World Cup winners since 1930” (preliminary planning)
  • Eight video columns and on written column by César Luis Menotti 

During the World Cup

  • One daily video during the World Cup 2018
  • Four columns by Lothar Matthäus 
  • Four columns by César Luis Menotti
  • SportsLive 
  • Intensive coverage in English, Spanish and Arabic including photos  
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Preview articles with photos

  • preview articles including exclusive features and interviews 
  • mini portraits of the 32 participating teams
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Our columnist

Lothar Matthäus

Former German World Cup winner and internationally renowned specialist, Lothar Matthäus, will be writing four exclusive comment pieces during the tournament.


Interactive live ticker: dpa SportsLive

  • live ticker with live results
  • goals, red and yellow cards are shown graphically in real time on a timeline
  • widgets to be used as teasers, like live results, live standings, timeline, schedule, ....
  • responsive design
  • customizable design
  • available in other languages
  • simple integration of advertising banners and corporate logos
  • hosting solution guarantees easy integration into your website

Take a look at our showcase and contact us for a free test integration.

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World Cup videos

We will be providing preview videos as well as daily videos during the event with background information and interviews, especially produced for use on websites.

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Interactive widgets

The history of the World Cup since 1930

The World Cup winners since 1930

  • responsive design 
  • customizable design 
  • easy integration via iframe 
  • easy to translate into different languages



Our package of infographics is part of our World Cup 2018 media service. Top-quality sports events graphics are an essential tool for illustrating the venues and the match schedule. 

  • The Groups A-H
  • Schedule 
  • The stadiums 
  • The World Cup stars (a comparison between three to four players) 
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Any question? Please get in touch!


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