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Original post made by New Soccer Fan, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Jun 18, 2010

I was up at 6:30 this morning watching the USA play Slovenia in the World Cup. I was hooting and hollering in my PJ's, sloshing coffee all over the place. Then I stopped and wondered why, all of a sudden, I was watching soccer. I'm an averagely avid NFL fan, and soccer, well it's a distant and slower cousin of American football. Then I realized that today, ALL KIDS play soccer. In the old days ALL KIDS played Little League. So, as a normal American, I took my kids to soccer practice, both my boys and my girl since they were playing 8 and Under. They stopped at the normal ages, but I've seemed to have picked up the bug. A full generation of kid's soccer is finally taking root. GO USA!

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jun 18, 2010 at 10:23 am

It's EXTREMELY exciting to watch the games! I warm up the milk and enjoy marmalade and toast. These games are the best I've ever seen. At this point, there's no telling who's gonna win.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jun 18, 2010 at 1:47 pm

Up to date news on FIFA/World Cup: Web Link

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Posted by HHR
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 18, 2010 at 1:58 pm

Don't let Glenn Beck hear you!

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jun 18, 2010 at 3:18 pm

If anybody bumps into Glen, please tell him that I'm soooooooo excited by the games that in a few instances I thought I was the one that kicked the GOAL! HOORAY!


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Posted by Mr. Soccer
a resident of Downtown
on Jun 21, 2010 at 1:34 pm

It's great to hear people enjoying something loved by so many people all over the world. The games have been hard to keep up with on my recorder and so unpredictable. It's GREAT!! GO USA, USA, USA....

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Posted by MPA
a resident of Valley Trails
on Jun 22, 2010 at 8:41 am

Hello! I'll be visiting family in July. Are there any restaurants/bars showing the world cup games?

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