Top 5 Fonts at the World Cup

Round 1 is nearly in the books, and we’ve seen some downright gorgeous typography.

It's a good World Cup for typography

We're just days in and the World Cup has already produced some magical moments. On top of that, from a shirt perspective this is already proving to be one of the best ever. Behind these fantastic kits are some equally great names and numbers, an often underappreciated aspect of shirt design.

Check out our top 5 list below.

1. Brazil | Nike

I mean, the '8' looks like an hourglass. No one is better in the font game. Image by Nike.

2. England | Nike

This typeface elevates the shirt from ok to superb. Image by Nike.

3. Peru | Umbro

Chunky, no-nonsense and fitting for one of the best shirts this summer. Image by @SeleccionPeru.

4. adidas

Unmistakably Russian, even if it would've been good to see some variety. Image by adidas.

5. Portugal | Nike

Another Nike font which stands out. Image by Nike.

Grab a brew, and let's talk about subliminal geometric patterns.