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This definitely happens doesn't it? Only just realised.
Whichever country is lower in the FIFA rankings is obliged to show the game as a mirror image, so it's actually the same shot, but it *appears* they're watching from the opposite side of the pitch.
All the adverts on the near side of the pitch were Ecuadorean companies (google reveals).
Makes sense, huge number of people watching, best to get both sides of the adverts hoarding seen.
run by one tv company, then its broadcast internationally and each country adds their commentary over the top.
Otherwise for the world cup final you'd have 600,000 cameramen jostling for position on the touchline
There are quite often cameras on both sides in European and international games to make sure the advertising is relevant to viewers of both nations. If you jump around hooky streams then it's quite disorienting.
And the answer is yes.
Dunno why people are having their minds blown over this.
by different broadcasters. I can't imagine it would be very cost-efficient.
svenrokk might also have seen some digitally-altered advertising, which I understand is very common (even though it only gets noticed when it goes wrong): http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/9487662/England-fans-complain-over-cardboard-cut-out-TV-advertising-technology.html
Obviously it depends on whether the stadium can accommodate it and whether the 'away' broadcaster can rack up enough advertising to make it worthwhile. I'm pretty sure it was a Spurs Europa League game this season that I last saw it.
I think you're overestimating how much effort and money it is to have a few additional cameras.
When building a multil-million $ stadium these days you've got to be optimising the capacity to broadcast your adverts.
Basically, have a look at this telegraph picture. Sterling was sent off on our near side right?
Behind his legs it says Ecuador and the next advert is in Spanish.
Also every ad or the near side of the pitch behind the goals was either in Spanish or a Ecuadorean company.
I saw this and now conclude that the two countries watch the match from different sides. I had never 'come across' or noticed this before. But now I have and thought it worth commenting upon.
Don't really understand the resistance.
I have my charity work, kitten rescusitation and bone marrow donations, he has this
but thats just a still picture taken by a press guy with a camera. It doesnt prove that there were loads of tv cameras on the other side of the stadium filming the game from over there
But I might look out for it during the Honduras game and the other 3 games egnald will be involved in
http://youtu.be/uy9230Mp-04 (enjoy the stereotypical Latin American commentary)
but I'll assume from your perseverance that you've proven yourself correct
I'm just going to get back to my charity work, kitten rescusitation and bone marrow donations if thats ok
but actually it makes sense, cameras on each side and the right adverts can be put on each side. I did think it was strange having adverts for Vauxhall in a stadium in Miami against Latin American opposition.
The problem being that many stadiums do not have the facilities to have cameras on both sides. I reckon they should use the other side for Wembley games, because of those debenture seats the place always looks half empty.
They should have the facilities.
in miami they were playing in an NFL stadium so loads of camera stations and no fixed dugouts. a lot of Premier league grounds don't have spots for cameras on one side of the pitch, and have huge technical areas and subs benches that would stop you being able to put up ads on that side of the pitch anyway
Lidl adverts are good for Dundee and Yeovil fans alike.
It'd be most use at international matches like the Euros and of course the World Cup.
These are likely to be extremely good stadia with every effort being made to maximise ad revenues, it's being the most watched sporting event on the planet and possibly the entire universe depending on whether or not there is life on other worlds #unexpectedsubthread?
so i can confirm that if England and Ireland played against each other then this would not happen.
glad to be of assistance.