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Ronaldo in the airport, Cantona in the cage and McAteer dreaming - the best World Cup TV ads

We’ve picked out our favourite World Cup TV ads as the countdown begins to the action in Brazil this summer.

1. Ronaldo and the Brazil team have a kickabout at the airport – 1998

Hamudii G / YouTube

2. Cantona and the cage to the soundtrack of Elvis – 2002

Great Football Ads / YouTube

3. Jason McAteer wins the World Cup for the Boys In Green – 2002

Conor McNamara / YouTube

4. Big Jack, Bobby Charlton and the English pub team – 2006

NotMarkX / YouTube

5. Giant billboards playing a bit of ball – 1994

garstradamus / YouTube

6. Becks against the sumo wrestlers – 2002

Lore Soto / YouTube

7. The condition of Footballitis – 2002

thahotsauce / YouTube

8. Zizou, Del Piero, Kluivert and Becks before France – 1998

wmtogear / YouTube

9. The Duffer comes off the bench to play with Beckenbauer and Platini – 2006

by63 / YouTube

10. Ronaldo, Rooney and Drogba write the future – 2010

pedro neves / YouTube

11. Tekkers from the Brazil team before a game – 2006

sourdojack50 / YouTube

12. The locals in Africa mess with Lampard, Henry and Drogba – 2010

PepsiFootball / YouTube

13. McDonald’s get in on the act in the USA – 1994

RetroNZ / YouTube

14. Ronaldo and Neymar get set for this summer’s action in Brazil – 2014

Fernando Torres / YouTube

15. As do Messi, Suarez and RVP – 2014

TS7StudioHD / YouTube

What’s your favourite World Cup TV ad? Let us know 

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