The World Cup kicked off last week amid protests surrounding soccer's governing body, FIFA. But politics aside, the world has turned to Brazil to watch the biggest competition in the world's most popular sport. This hour we'll get an update from the World Cup, and take a look at the game's popularity and future in the United States.
Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, NPR's South America correspondent
Jim Sturm, President, Mid Ohio Select Soccer League
Mike Malo, the Crew's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Andrew Arthurs, the crew's Senior Vice President of Soccer Business Development, & Executive Director of Crew Juniors