Win big at garden on 8 by showing your World Cup support

Cheer on your team to win everything from hops to hotel stays

Footy superfans, listen up. Dubai's garden on 8 is running a brilliant competition for the rest of the World Cup – and you can win everything from a bucket of hops to a night's stay at Media One.
All you need to do is show your support by donning your country's colours and coming to the venue, where all the latest action will be beamed live from Russia onto huge flat-screen TVs at the city’s ultimate fanzone.
Then upload a photo of yourself to Twitter using the hashtag #MediaOneSuperFan and one person will be chosen to represent each country that is still in the World Cup.
But only the greatest supporters stand a chance of winning, so you'll need to go all out if you want to take home the proverbial trophy. Think face paint, novelty wigs and flags.
The winners will get VIP treatment for their country's matches, including a bucket of hops and a platter of food to see them through the match.
And if your team makes it to the semi-finals you'll be put on display as a cardboard cut-out at the venue. Just like a trophy.
Meanwhile, superfans who make it to the final will win a bucket of hops plus an overnight stay at Media One to keep the celebrations (or commiserations) going through the night.
Media One’s garden on 8 is the place to be for England fans in Dubai, as well as followers of the Swiss, Danish and Swedish teams.
It was also the home of Germany matches. That is, until they crashed out of the World Cup at the hands of Mexico last Wednesday (sorry Germany).
But it’s so popular that you'll need to book from now on, because garden on 8 is the place to be every match.
More than 1,400 guests packed out the venue for the last England match, with mega-supporters filling out the premium seating zones for the best views – and even private screens.
There's even an actual grandstand hosting a VVIP area, which can be rented out for up to 30 people, while hops can be ordered by the bucket to keep things quick so you don't miss any action.
To add to the buzzing atmosphere, groups have been bringing along their own supporter bands, while the Danish have even offered up special football songs to play before the matches. Fantastisk stuff.
If that's not enough, there’s also a DJ to pump up the crowds playing footie tunes (it's coming home, right?) as well as face painting and competitions throughout.
Of course, while it's hotting up on the pitch it's worth remembering that it's summer outside, so temperatures are rising.
Indeed, before England's 6-1 win over Panama, fans were worried about the sweltering Russian temperatures affecting action on the pitch.
But there are no such worries at garden on 8, where the whole fanzone is totally covered, air-conditioned and decorated.

It’s the ultimate place to catch the rest of the World Cup, so get booking.

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