The World Cup is finally here! It seems like it has been an eternity previewing the big event, but host Brazil will kick off against Croatia at 1 p.m. Thursday to get things started.
The U.S. men’s national team, featuring Sounders FC’s Clint Dempsey and DeAndre Yedlin, doesn’t play its first game until Monday, a crucial Group G opener against Ghana.
I will host live chat during the USMNT games but figured some people might like to comment on the actions, until then. Consider this as open thread for the first few days of the tournament.