06/18/2014 09:18 EDT | Updated 06/18/2014 09:59 EDT

10 Great World Cup Ads That Rival The Super Bowl (VIDEOS)

Great things are worth waiting for.

Super Bowl ads, for example, require a year's worth of patience. But it's even more worth our time to wait four years for World Cup ads.

Over the years, commercials accompanying the tournament have ranked among the best that have ever hit television.

Who can forget Nike's "Write the Future?"

And the 2014 World Cup has gifted us with more incredible ads that have us pining for half-time. They're funny, they're emotional and they're inspiring.

Here are 10 videos that prove World Cup ads are better than the ones in the Super Bowl.

  • Emirates: All Time Greats
    Because Pelé is so much handsomer in person.
  • McDonald's: GOL!
    McDonald's went for simple tricks. They worked. Brilliantly.
  • Beats by Dre: The Game Before the Game
    In which Dr. Dre beats Nike at its own game.

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