4 July ~ This World Cup has featured some seemingly impossible skills, but none are as difficult as turning left and folding your arms. The announcement of every team line-up on TV is accompanied by the players in question doing this tricky manoeuvre to surprisingly varying degrees of success. Dan Kois and Andrew Bouvé have taken an in-depth look at who has won the World Cup of arm-folding on, including handy animations so you can compare the players yourself.

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