May 29, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; A Honduras player prepares to kick an official World Cup 2014 ball during a friendly against Turkey at RFK Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

World Cup 2014 Bracket Predictor Group Invitation


Are you ready for the biggest international sporting event of the year?  Do you think you know who will be celebrating in Brazil in two weeks?

If you think March Madness is crazy, check out ESPN’s World Cup Bracket Predictor game in which not only do you have to pick the winner of each game in the knockout round, but you also have to select which teams will advance in which position coming out of the group stage.

Nov 19, 2013; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; The starting eleven of Brazil before a friendly soccer game against Chile at Rogers Centre. Brazil won 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

There is plenty of preview information on ESPN and Fansided to help you make all your picks, and almost every single match will matter to you once you have your bracket filled out.  The FIFA ranking for each team is included as a rough guide, but remember that every World Cup there are upsets, surprises, and Cinderella runs.

Make sure you enter your bracket (or even two or three) into our Fansided group which you can find by clicking here or by searching for “Fansided” on the group find page.  Come join our group and compete against Fansided writers and readers for bragging rights in our vibrant soccer community. Feel free to invite any of your friends, family, and fellow soccer fanatics to join us to show of their powers of prognostication.

I entered my preliminary picks into a bracket where I have Brazil taking the win on their home soil by getting the win over upstart Belgium in the Finals.  I’ll probably enter another take or two since you can have up to three brackets in our group.

Come join the group, and show off your soccer knowledge, and make sure to put down a bookmark on our world cup page for continuing coverage throughout the entire World Cup.

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