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Prepping the fields that will host World Cup 2014


  In the U.S., football is unquestionably the most popular sport, and the Super Bowl the most watched event. Worldwide, however, it's soccer that draws the most fans, and pretty soon there will be millions turning their attention to the World Cup, an every-four-year extravaganza to determine the top soccer nation. For the 2010 World Cup, the average viewership was 188.4 million for each of the 64 matches played. This year, in Brazil, 2.3 million tickets will be available for those who want to watch in person.
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