Whether you’re rooting for Messi or Ronaldo, Germany or Holland, the World Cup brings us all together to celebrate the shared love of the game. There’s beer, cheers, and tears, and then just like that, it’s over—leaving us all to wait another four years to relive the excitement.
World Cup logos have evolved to try and capture this feeling in one single graphic. What was once a series of logos that featured soccer balls and players, the official World Cup emblems now take inspiration from the host city’s architecture and culture, not to mention the player and fan feelings that surround the finals.
Below, check out seven of our favorite World Cup logos.