1 World Cup Dream Come True

Five years ago I laid out a plan to travel across South America and attempt to accomplish a goal in each country that I lived in. The idea was to inspire others to “travel deeper,” and go outside the normal tourist spots to experience foreign countries like a local. My dreams took me to learn Spanish and get … Continued

2 World Cup Brackets

My final picks are in and I have created two World Cup Brackets. The first is how I think the World Cup will go and the second is how I would like the World Cup to go. I’m back in Rio de Janeiro (for the moment) after a wild trip around Brazil to start a … Continued

3 Previous World Cup Champions

Here are the last FIFA World Cup Champions and what you can expect from them in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. 3. BRAZIL (2002) – Brazil went to South Korea and Japan in 2002 and beat Germany to win the World Cup championship. They will probably have to go through Germany again (before … Continued

4 Cool Interactive World Cup Tools

Here are four cool interactive World Cup tools that bring you closer and more informed about the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. 4. Interactive Schedule – Scroll around and see exactly where your team is playing each game, or see which games are playing at which stadiums or select a specific date. This interactive … Continued

5 Weird Demands from World Cup Teams

World Cup teams have been arriving in Brazil over the past few weeks and you would think all they cared about was winning. Turns out, for many teams, it takes a lot more than just showing up to get them ready. It takes Jacuzzis, specialty soaps and lots of video games. According to a report … Continued

6 Historical World Cup Facts You Didn’t Know

6. The largest crowd for a World Cup match was at the (old) Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the 1950 final. 199,954 people watched Uruguay beat the host team 2-1. *This one might be important to remember.  5. FIFA President, Sepp Blatter (real name), was once head of the World Society of … Continued

7 World Cup Facts about Team USA

The USA squad has a tough go of things being drawn into the “Group of Death,” but if anyone call pull out a miracle, I have faith that our boys in the red, white and blue (rocket popsicle) jerseys can do it. The Germans will definitely be our toughest competition, but the USA coach, Jürgen Klinsmann … Continued

Top 8 Hottest World Cup WAGs

Star athletes and beautiful women go together like superheroes and spandex, and the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil will be no exception. When you’re one of the world’s best soccer players, on the world’s biggest stage, you have your choice of arm candy… and these guys chose well! We all know how beautiful Colombian and Argentine … Continued

9 Best World Cup Players You Should Know

Now is the perfect time to jump on the World Cup bandwagon, and the best way to do this is to act like you know what you’re talking about. Here are nine of the most important players in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil so you can shut down the pretentious “I’ve always been a … Continued

Top 10 Best World Cup Commercials

Here we go, ten days until Brazil faces Croatia in the opening 2014 World Cup match in Sao Paulo. The only thing higher than the tension here in Brazil is the expectations to win their record sixth FIFA World Cup Trophy. Besides a few updates regarding the World Cup stadiums progress and protests in Rio de … Continued

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