10 Ways The Internet Wants To Get You Excited About The World Cup

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5. Google “World Cup”

Then scroll to the bottom for a little Easter egg.

6. The Best World Cup Twitter Feeds

This will be the first World Cup where social media gets involved. We’ve got a few favorites we’re already following on Twitter, including several players.


Jozy Altidore  @JozyAltidore17
Jozy is an enthusiastic Tweeter and our star striker.

Landon Donovan  @landondonovan
The Everton midfielder is the veteran team leader.

Maurice Edu – @MauriceEdu
The Glasgow Rangers midfielder leads all U.S. team members with 341,000 followers.

Oguchi Onyewu – @OguchiOnyewu5
The Gooch says he’s healthy, and the U.S. the AC Milan defender to stop world-class strikers like England’s Wayne Rooney.

Stuart Holden – @stuholden22
One of the most exciting US players players to watch will probably be a sub, due to the Yanks strength on the wings.

Edson Buddle – @EdsonBuddle
The Los Angeles Galaxy striker may have played himself into the starting line-up with two goals in the U.S. team’s final friendly against Australia.

Charlie Davies – @CharlieDavies9
Davies might not be healthy enough to join his compatriots in South Africa, but this key U.S. player will surely be commenting on the action.

DaMarcus Beasley – @DaMarcusBeasley
“US pro footballer and jeweller!” according to the midfielder’s frequently updated Twitter page.

Herculez Gomez – @herculezg
The young striker was tearing it up in the Mexican league and has been doing the same coming off the bench for the U.S.

Players from other teams (who may stretch your language skills):

Kaká (Brazil) – @RealKaka (His 721,000-follower count leads all other players.)
Luis Fabiano (Brazil) – @luis_fabuloso
Juliano Belletti (Brazil)- @julianobelletti
Humberto Suazo (Chile) – @chupetesuazo
Nicolas Anelka (France) – @anelkaofficiel
Cuauhtemoc Blanco (Mexico) – @cuauhtemocb10
Andrés Iniesta (Spain) – @andresiniesta8
Diego Forlan (Uruguay) – @DiegoForlan7


Grant Wahl of Sports Illustrated@GrantWahl
Jen Chang of Sports Illustrated@JenChang88
US Soccer – @ussoccer
CNN’s World Cup coverage – @WorldCupCNN

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