In the city: FIFA World Cup fever

 

World Cup

FIFA World Cup fever can be seen throughout the city as fans show their support by displaying flags on cars, at home, and in stores.  Now in the quarter finals, FIFA and Brazil are gearing up for the final match next weekend, on Sunday July 13th, 2014.  Check the FIFA website for a complete game schedule.

There is still time to learn about the game and impress your friends or other fans.  Discover all you need to know about the game by reading The first rule of football is…don’t call it soccer.  If that doesn’t work, you can always Fool people into thinking you’re a soccer expert with this World Cup tool designed by soccer data expert Neil Charles.

Are you already a fan?  Are you looking for a way to follow the games more closely?  Then this Free App Friday post from Fast Company has exactly what you need.  These 5 free apps for following the World Cup will tell you which apps can keep you update-to-date on all the World Cup news and the latest scores.

The World Cup is making front page news everywhere.  Check out World Cup: 10 front pages from around the world to see the game through the eyes of another country.  Interested in design?  Take a look back at the history of FIFA World Cup ticket design from 1930 onward. With Over 80 years of World Cup ticket designs you are sure to find some inspiration.

If you need a little help on the pitch, check out a book from the Mohawk College Library.  The Complete conditioning for soccer  offers players information on match preparation, peak conditioning for the game, and year-round training.  The Health, Wellness, & Fitness subject guide offers additional resources on exercise and sport, fitness, and nutrition.

Do you have any game predictions?  Let us know – we would like to hear who you are cheering for.

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