Greetings, football fans! No, not that football. The round ball football that we call soccer. The 2014 FIFA World Cup is set to get underway at last, and this is your place to talk all about the first match. There are very few rules here, so even you soccer haters are welcome to partake. Group A gets us underway with just 1 game today - the hosts, Brazil, taking on Croatia. The other 2 teams in this group - Mexico and Cameroon - will go at it tomorrow, along with 2 other games from Group B.
Brazil | FIFA Ranking - 3
Croatia | FIFA Ranking - 18
3 PM (Central) Kickoff | ESPN/ESPN3.com
Arena Corinthians, São Paulo, Brazil
Announcers - Ian Darke, Steve McManaman