50-year-old world leader in football and pool tables Italian company GARLANDO has made possible the organization of the 1998 edition of the Bar Football World Cup - carried out by the famous Scotch whisky producer J&B - by supplying all the 200 football tables necessary for the competition. A non coin-operated model, called G.1000, ingeniously shaped and colourful, has been selected by J&B on purpose for the tournament among the various range Garlando can offer. G.1000 was then especially branded by Garlando with the J&B logo, the same that appears on all the bottle labels.The J&B Bar Football World Cup '98 is being played in approximately 20 countries around the globe, among which the following: UK, Spain, Republic of Andorra, Bulgaria, Turkey, Lebanon, Israel, South Africa, Argentina. Each country will run a national tournament this summer to emerge with an amateur bar football team to represent it. The teams, of two players, will be flown into London for the star studded finals on Sunday 13th September, at Wembley Arena. The event, supported by the British Table Football Association, is to be interactive, with spectators encouraged to participate in competition bar football action, "human" bar football games, "virtual" football, plus many other football activities, including the chance to take a penalty goal shot against an England goalkeeper. This big, exciting event, that will be attended by international football celebrities and will go across Europe on Sky tv.