world cup birth rate

Ahead of the World Cup semi-finals starting tomorrow (Tuesday), here are some random tidbits to keep you fresh.

Almost every world cup host country experiences a spike in its national birth rate the year after the tournament.

In 2007, Germany had a 10 percent increase in its birth rate.

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The reasons for this phenomena are believed to be;

1.Beer
2.Soccer induced adrenaline
3.Happiness.

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