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Matthew Von Pinnon

Von Pinnon: Understanding the World Cup

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FARGO - Soccer is a simple sport.

Two teams try to knock a ball into their opponent’s net without using their hands. The team scoring the most goals wins.


It’s accessible, and that’s why it’s popular in most places on earth.

And yet every four years, when the World Cup is on, casual observers have a lot of questions about the game and the tournament.

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Matthew Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon is editor of The Forum.
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