Formula 1

Nico Rosberg Has a Special World Cup-Themed Helmet for German Grand Prix

BR-UK StaffAnalyst IIIJuly 16, 2014

Update: Thursday, July 17

So much for Nico Rosberg's new helmet. FIFA have vetoed his plan to commemorate Germany's World Cup triumph on copyright grounds, per ESPN F1.  We can't say we're particularly surprised.

This is his new design:

End of Update

Nico Rosberg is German, he drives for German carmaker Mercedes, and with the German Grand Prix coming up right after Deutschland's World Cup triumph, it's no surprise that he's marking the occasion with a bit of patriotism.

Rosberg took to Twitter to announce a special-edition helmet for this weekend. It features the World Cup trophy, the German flag and four stars to mark the country's four World Cup wins.

What do you think: Cool or tacky?

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