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The Places in Long Beach to Watch the World Cup Opening

Tomorrow marks the opening ceremonies of the 2014 World Cup being hosted in Brazil. Here’s a round up of our top choices to get your futebol on in Long Beach while you cheer on the planet’s biggest sporting event. With 736 players from 32 countries, the event that takes place only once every four years is a sports staple and—like those who love Long Beach—those who love soccer are fans without equal.