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Mon, Jun 9, 2014 -- 9:30 AM

World Cup 2014: Tournament Preview


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Colombia's Teofilo Gutierrez eyes the ball during a friendly match against Jordan, in preparation for the World Cup.
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Colombia's Teofilo Gutierrez eyes the ball during a friendly match against Jordan, in preparation for the World Cup.

With a diverse population that includes immigrants from across the globe, the Bay Area is a hotbed of World Cup fever. Can the U.S. team overcome being placed in a tough group that includes Germany, Portugal and Ghana? What are the odds of victory for perennial powerhouse and host nation Brazil? What country are you rooting for, and why?

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Alan Black, soccer columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle

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