World Cup Special – Bands Scoring Goals

As this week’s NME magazine is an Alternative World Cup Guide, we’re getting slightly over-excited about the The Beautiful Game’s biggest tournament kicking off by picking out some magic “music meets football” moments.

On the day that Capello’s final team gets announced, here are some familiar NME faces making a strong case for their inclusion on the plane to South Africa…

Serge Kasabian scores a TV wonder goal – with silly shoes on too

The Big Dawg, Tim Westwood, plays to the crowd then hoofs the ball home with zero frills but for a flying trainer

Busy this summer Noel? The Oasis legend makes the crossbar challenge look too easy

Pete Doherty plays football, stopping only to eat chips and smoke fags with Kate Moss inbetween goals, lest the health kick ruin his image too much.

The best of Soccer AM’s Tubes – including The Twang, The Cribs, Lethal Bizzle, Klaxons, Mark Ronson, Scroobius Pip and Craig David.

What have we missed? Got a link to an incredible halfway line goal by Karen O in stilettos? Post it below…