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Who Were the Corporate Winners of the World Cup?

By Mark Reeth and Sean O'Reilly - Jul 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

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Emirates Airlines, Adidas, Nike, Coca-Cola, Visa, and McDonalds were big investors in this year's World Cup. Which company made out the best?

In this segment of The Motley Fool's Where the Money Is, consumer-goods editor Mark Reeth and analyst Sean O'Reilly answer the following reader question:

Who made money from the World Cup this year? Which companies sank money into the tournament without much return?

--Michael D 

Mark and Sean talk about Emirates Airlines, Adidas, Nike ( NKE 1.10% ), Coca-Cola, Visa, and McDonalds ( MCD 0.12% ). Watch the video below to see what they have to say, and email them at cg@fool.com to ask a question of your own.

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