No longer will the technical study group from FIFA decide the player of the match at the FIFA World Cup, but for the first time ever it will be the fans who decide in South Africa.
This is all about to be revealed by Anheuser-busch the brewers of official World Cup beer Budweiser on Friday. It will be interactive with the fans via the internet and mobile text messaging, and will result in the player of the match being named the Budweiser Man of the Match.
The brewing giant is also behind “Bud House” which is according to reports “ a big brother style show bringing 32 fans from each of the qualifying nations under one roof in Cape Town.”
Sixteen fans of each sex will sleep in rooms based on the group pools and the world will watch. The two fans who are there at the end will get tickets to the final.