Google marked the commencement of FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 with a lively doodle on Friday. The Google doodle portrays the teams which are participating in the grand football event that begins in France today. With the portrayal of diverse women football players, Google doodle captures the essence of the tournament. Various guest artists have come together to create the doodle that represents the eighth edition of the tournament, with the first being held in 1991. FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: From Teams to Schedule And Venues, All You Need to Know About the Football Mega Event.
National teams of 24 countries will compete in the leading football tournament over the next month. The final match will take place on July 7 in France's capital city of Lyon. A total of 52 matches will be played over the period of time. You can check out the schedule of matches here. Google in a statement said, "No one is more excited than ettie the French poussin, this year's official mascot!"
Four teams including Chile, Scotland, South Africa, and Jamaica will be making their debut in Women's World Cup debut in 2019. Jamaica is the first Caribbean team ever to qualify in the Women's World Cup. The first match will is between Franch and South Korea. As the game progresses, Google has planned a series of doodles by guests artists representing each of the competing countries. Each doodle will showcase how the World Cup is celebrated locally and what the game means to the guest artist personally.
Google also informed football fans that they can use Google Assistant to follow real-time match updates. The Google search app also lets one subscribe to team updates. Upto three real-time scores can be followed on the home screen. Google News FIFA Women's World Cup interactive tracker can be used to browse highlights.