Tag: Soccer

7 things my sons learned from the 2014 World Cup

After being a main source of conversation and entertainment for more than four weeks, the 2014 World Cup is now over. And, I think my whole family is a bit in shock. For one whole month, we cheered on our favorite teams, we kept track of our favorite players, and we talked about which teams... Read more »

The best soccer videos that celebrate the 2014 World Cup

<iframe width="500" height="281" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/msJvU8BI3Rw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Samurai in Brazil (Cup Noodles/Nissin Foods):  My sons love soccer and Japanese samurais - so they absolutely love this video. It's a little boy's dream come true to see a mighty samurai with fierce ball skills - who can defeat anyone with a masterful flick of the soccer ball.
We’re big into the 2014 World Cup in my house. On game days, my sons reach into their closet in search of a jersey of one of the teams playing that day to throw on before breakfast. (They’re equal-opportunity soccer fans…) When they’re not in camp, we gather around the TV or head to one... Read more »

Where to watch the 2014 World Cup with your family in Chicago

The excitement is building in my house full of soccer fans. Why? Because the 2014 World Cup begins in just a few days. With the World Cup being played just a few time zones away in Brazil, it’s easier than ever to try to catch all of the world-class soccer action live – without having to wake up... Read more »

Pint-sized English Premier League fans: Cheering on Manchester United in Chicago

In a city where basketball, football, baseball and hockey reign supreme, it can be challenging to be a diehard soccer fan. But, thanks to the Chicago Fire that tide is turning, and more and more fans routinely crowd into Toyota Park in south suburban Bridgeview on game days during the team’s six-month season that runs March through... Read more »