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Pre-Gaming the US's Big World Cup Match

Thursday, June 26, 2014

USA soccer fans react while watching the televised 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa match between USA and Ghana at Jack Demsey's bar on June 26, 2010 in New York City. (Michael Loccisano/Getty)

Live from Rio, Fernando Rodriguez-Vila, co-host of "The Soccer Gods" on Fusion, joins us to preview the U.S.-Germany match, which starts at noon, and some of the other emerging story lines as the World Cup moves to the knockout stage.

Guests:

Fernando Rodriguez-Vila

Comments [1]

Josh Karan from Washington Heights

As an inveterate baseball fan, and at the risk of having widespread condemnation come down on me for the following:

I will repeat the comments of a prominent American sports columnist who declared that he did not care about the world cup because -

What distinguishes humans from all other animals is that we have an opposable thumb.
So why would anyone design a game where you cannot use your hands?

It's still Mookie, Jeter, & Sandy, for me.

Jun. 26 2014 11:52 AM

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