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Spanish Speakers in the U.S. are following the World Cup

June 17, 2010 1 Comment »

The is the No. 1 sporting event in the world, being even more popular and attracting more fans than the Super Bowl. Having begun just a week ago, the games will be among the top subjects of conversation throughout -speakers in the U.S (and the world) up to the finals on July 11. Soccer is the most popular sport in Latin America: so ’s no suprise to see six Spanish-speaking countries — , , Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay and Uruguay — apart from their mother country , among the 32 that have qualified for the final tournament. This fact makes Spanish the most common represented by the tournament participants.

To follow the World Cup in Spanish from a Latin American point of view, here are some interesting Spanish-language resources:

Fanáticos — From AOL . — The Spanish version of the official site of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association.

Mundial Sudáfrica 2010 — From El Tiempo of Colombia.

Mundial Sudáfrica 2010 — from the television network Televisa

Torneo Mundial de Fútbol 2010 — From the Spanish-language Terra portal. — Soccer from the leading Spanish-language cable network.

To follow the tournament in , be sure to check out the FIFA’s World Soccer site.

One Response to “Spanish Speakers in the U.S. are following the World Cup”

  • cooking
    Commented on June 24, 2010 at 7:57 am

    i am sure that this time we will win this world cup.