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One World Cup fan’s best bets for a rooting interest this summer

Suggestions for who to watch if your favorite team isn’t going to be in Russia this summer.

World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Colombia

Everybody loves an underdog, especially one that can win. Thomas Hardy on why you should support Colombia as your second World Cup team.


Second Teams: Uruguay

Still looking for that Second Team to root for? Uruguay is back in the underdog’s seat after a shock loss to Costa Rica. Here’s why you should back them, as PSP continues its World Cup series.


Second Teams: Argentina

Steak dinners at midnight, those classic uniforms, and a high-octane attack. Scott Ellis shares why Argentina should be your second team for the World Cup.

World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Cameroon

We come to our second teams in many different ways. Staci Klemmer support of Cameroon began when she was a Peace Corps volunteer in Africa.

World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Germany

Obviously, we’ll all root against Germany when they play the US. But, as Ben Tracy writes, when that isn’t the case, there are plenty of reason to cheer for die Mannschaft.

World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Brazil

With the World Cup kicking off today, native Brazilian Lavinia DeCastro Walsh explains why you should root for Brazil as your second team. PSP’s series on second teams to cheer in the World Cup continues.

World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Australia

PSP’s series on second World Cup teams you should support continues with Australia, who Chris Luczowiak says is the cool little brother you just might have had.

World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Nigeria

After winning the African Cup of Nations in 2013, Nigeria comes into the World Cup boasting a stout, organized defense mixed with plenty attacking flair. Guest contributor Amobi Okugo makes the case that Nigeria has the best chance for success in Brazil of any African team.

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Second Teams: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Forget the game itself. Think of what the soccer can do. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, it can do something far larger than sports itself. That’s why, if you’re going to root for any team in the World Cup other than the U.S., PSP’s Dan Walsh thinks it’s these guys.