Local fans set to get their fill of fútbol, starting with today's Mexico-South Africa opener
Gearing up for the World Cup
Ned Armstrong and his granddaughter, Lili, watch Major league Soccer on Thursday. Armstrong purchased a new 40-inch television to watch the World Cup. (Dan Evans/News-Sentinel)
Posted: Friday, June 11, 2010 12:00 am
Every four years, it comes. From all corners of the globe,
people tune in to watch the FIFA World Cup and see who is the best
soccer team on the planet.
While soccer's popularity in the United States isn't as high as
most other countries, there are plenty of local soccer fans whose
lives will be revolving around the matches for the next month.
Friday, June 11, 2010 12:00 am.