Status Quo songs used as hymns on sports events
- if the german premier division football-team of VfB Stuttgart wins their home matches "Whatever you want" is played.
- "Whatever you want" is played in Schalke Arena/Germany before the kick-of. This arena is one of the most attractive football arenas at all and all home matches of Schalke 04 are sold out with over 60.000 attendance.
- the dutch football team of Vitesse Arnheim has chosen 'Whatever you want' als their club hymn. The title in dutch is 'Deze zaan de boys' and was released as CD.
- the swiss icehockey top team of Kloten Flyers welcomes the players before the kick-off with Status Quo's hit "AGAIN AND AGAIN".
- the last time when England played Scotland at Wembley (2002) for the 2.leg of the Europe championship qualifying "Rocking all over the world" was played after the match.