Why 'Seven Nation Army' Is The One Jock Jam To Rule Them All

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0J2QdDbelmY This summer, the world's biggest sporting event has an American soundtrack. At every match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, players have walked onto the field to the opening strains of " Seven Nation Army ," the song first released in 2003 by The White Stripes . More than 2 million people have heard it blaring over PA systems in stadiums across Russia. So have hundreds of millions of television viewers around the world. That arguably makes it the world's most popular sports anthem — which isn't bad for a song from a country whose men's national team failed to qualify for the quadrennial world championship this year. "It's simple, catchy and aggressive, so it's perfect for a sports anthem," says Alan...

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Why 'Seven Nation Army' Is The One Jock Jam To Rule Them All

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