Best of the Web: Your Guide to World Cup 2014

The World Cup officially started yesterday, so the Web was flooded with stories this week all about the big tournament. Whether you’re flying to Brazil to catch some games or just watching at your local bar, here’s everything you need to know about World Cup 2014.

A Beginner’s Guide to the 2014 World Cup

If you’re not a sports aficionado, you might be unaware how the World Cup works. This post from Buzzfeed  lays out how the teams advance in a super easy-to-understand way. There are 32 teams that start out, but there will only be one winner!

Bound for the World Cup? Tips to Save You Money

Are you actually lucky enough to attend some of the World Cup games? Then you should definitely check out this handy guide from The New York Times  on how to save money on your trip. With tips from how to book your flight to what you should pack, this post can certainly help you cut down on your World Cup costs.

How to Watch the World Cup Online

If you’re like most of us, you won’t have the opportunity to fly to Brazil for the games. Luckily, there are still plenty of ways you can watch the action online or on TV. This Slate  article breaks down all of your options (including streaming the games from Univision or Aereo). Just make sure you gather your friends and stock up on snacks and drinks - you’ll feel like you’re a part of the games in Rio!

The Smart Fan’s 2014 World Cup Social Media Guide

The New Republic  understands that you want as much info as possible about the games. So, they’ve assembled a helpful guide to all of the Internet sources you can turn to for the latest news about the World Cup. From who you should follow on Twitter to what Instagram accounts you should check out, this post provides you with all the World Cup info you could possibly want.

What to Wear to Watch the World Cup

For the ladies, it’s important to look good while watching the games. The Zoe Report  lays out 3 sporty outfits that are perfect for any World Cup-watching scenario. Whether you’re looking for a Spain-inspired outfit or you want to show off your USA pride, these looks will help you rock your World Cup devotion.

So, game on!

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