With the FIFA World Cup in Brazil just over six months away, we here at Sports Radio 92-9 The Game did not want to ignore the legion of soccer fans out there that have waited four years for the most prestigious tournament in the world to return once again. Producers Robbie Rosenhaus and Alec Campbell have launched a monthly six part podcast series where we will preview everything surrounding the World Cup taking place in Brazil starting in June 2014.
This month’s guest is Gabrielle Marcotti, a writer for the Wall Street Journal, the Times in London and is a frequent contributor to ESPNFC.com. He can also be seen on ESPNFC, a half hour program dedicated to the world of soccer airing weekdays at 5:30 P.M. EST on ESPN2.
In part one, we discuss some logistical things concerning the tournament, such as travel, stadiums and so forth as well as touching on a few countries chances in Brazil including the host nation.