Well, the World Cup is underway in Brazil. The opening ceremonies, along with the opening game, was on Thursday, June 12th. Brazil won 3 to 1 against Croatia. Here is the website: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/matches/index.html.
Ecuador's first game is on Sunday, June 15th (Father's Day). They play against Switzerland.
And the USA's first game will be on Monday, June 16th against Ghana.
Soccer (or futbol as it's called here) is one of the world's most popular sports. In case you want to read more about the World Cup, please see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FIFA_World_Cup.
I'll be rooting for Ecuador and the USA. Who will you be rooting for?
|Approaching our village, Vernazza, by boat from Monterosso al Mare|