Launching the 2018 World Cup Diving Report


To continue our efforts to grow awareness of the diving phenomenon, our team is committing to track how much diving happens and the impact dives have during the 2018 World Cup matches.

We will be sharing insights through this blog as the tournament evolves.

Measuring the impact of dishonesty in football

How to measure dives and their unfair impact.


Stories of unfair impact: VAR Blind Spot

VAR is unable to vet set pieces outside the penalty box allowing negative impact on matches.


Messi the outlier

A remarkable player from many different points of view, also one of the few top ranked players who didn't dive during the World Cup