FIFA World Cup Viewing Parties at ESPN Wide World of Sports

FIFA World Cup Viewing Parties at ESPN Wide World of Sports
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June 14th, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Disney-World, featuredarticle, soccer, sports, world cup 2010

Where to Watch the World Cup

Where to Watch the World Cup
There’ll be a lot of excitement in Vancouver on Commercial Drive this week with the start of the World Cup soccer championships.  The Drive is known for it’s many Italian and Portuguese coffee-shops and these will be packed to the doors with fans watching the games.  Usually the excitement floods right out onto the street making it a festive occasion for everyone.  Take your pick from the variety of cafes offering wide-screen TVs where you can watch your favorite teams play. Falconetti’s...
June 11th, 2010 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, soccer, sports, world cup 2010

World Cup Fever: Watching in Toronto

World Cup Fever: Watching in Toronto
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June 10th, 2010 | Jane Apor | Read More | Comments: 0
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Time to Pick Sides

Time to Pick Sides
Flamengo fans fly the flag at Maracana stadium If you want to make friends with locals in Rio, it’s time you picked a futebol (football/soccer) team. Whether you’re at a bar, a party or a supermarket queue, talk will inevitably turn at some point to the subject of the ‘beautiful game’. Brazilians are fanatical about football, and the fact that they have won the World Cup five times (more than any other country) reflects just how dedicated they are to the game. When Brazilians...
March 19th, 2010 | therioguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Brazilian Football, soccer

Quick Guide to L.A. Sports

Quick Guide to L.A. Sports
... in 1990-91, advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals in the 1992-93 season only to lose.  Notable players:  Alexander Frolov, Matt Greene, Dustin Brown soccer L.A. Galaxy – has won the MLS Cup in 2002 and 2005, and the U.S. Open Cup in 2001 and 2005.  In 2007, the Galaxy signed English superstar David Beckham.  Notable players:  David Beckham, Landon Donovan, Donovan Ricketts While Los Angeles doesn’t have a professional football team yet, often times the University of Southern California...
November 9th, 2009 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: baseball, basketball, featuredarticle, hockey, soccer, sports

Fútbol Madness

Fútbol (soccer in North America and Football in the UK) in Buenos Aires is a unique, fascinating and exciting experience. The city is fútbol crazy, with 20 stadiums in the area. Passions run so high that it becomes almost a religion. While visiting the city I recommend you reserve one Sunday, or maybe sometimes Wednesday, to go watch a fútbol match. If possible go to a Boca or River match, or even better, Boca Juniors and River Plate head to head. They are the biggest teams in Argentina and...
June 18th, 2009 | Pablo Juan Augustinowicz | Read More | Comments: 4
Filed under: Attractions, Buenos Aires, Events, Family Friendly, fútbol, la boca, Outdoors & Recreation, river plate, soccer

Flamengo fans celebrate historic victory

Rio de Janeiro was a sea of red and black this weekend, as fans of football/soccer team Flamengo took to the streets to noisily celebrate their side’s historic victory over arch rivals Botafogo. The tense match saw the two teams reach a 2-2 draw before Flamengo clinched it on penalties, making them 31 times state champions and officially the most succesful team in Rio de Janeiro state. Flamengo goalkeeper Bruno is hero of the hour for Flamengistas (Flamengo fans), after saving a penalty shot...
May 4th, 2009 | therioguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, botafogo, champions, Events, Family Friendly, final, flamengo, football, History & Information, maracana, News, Restaurants & Bars, Shopping, soccer

Understanding football (soccer) in London

... Probably just as well; it’s a lovely club, and too much success might have spoiled it… Tags: football, History & Information, soccer ...
March 24th, 2009 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: football, History & Information, soccer

Footie Time

... the world’s most popular sport, it’s hard to beat the Brazilians, on the field or in the stands. So what could be more Brazilian than going to a soccer match? And if you’re going to do it, you might as well do it right: go to Rio’s Maracanã stadium. When Maracanã was opened in 1950 to host the FIFA world cup, it was by far the largest stadium in the world; attendance at the final match was 200 000, the largest crowd to attend a soccer match in history. Today the place seats a more modest...
April 10th, 2008 | Brendan | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Brazil, culture, football, maracana, Rio de Janeiro, soccer

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