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Argentina v Switzerland: Round of 16 - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JULY 01: An Argentina fan enjoys the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Argentina and Switzerland at Arena de Sao Paulo on July 1, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Argentina v Switzerland: Round of 16 - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JULY 01: Sergio Aguero of Argentina looks on from the bench prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Argentina and Switzerland at Arena de Sao Paulo on July 1, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Argentina v Switzerland: Round of 16 - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JULY 01: An Argentina fan enjoys the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Argentina and Switzerland at Arena de Sao Paulo on July 1, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Korea Republic v Belgium: Group H - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 26: Jan Vertonghen of Belgium scores his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H match between South Korea and Belgium at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 26, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
USA v Germany: Group G - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil A fan of the United States looks on in the rain during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil.
Greeks celebrate the qualification of the Greek National Greeks celebrate the qualification of the Greek National Football team in the top 16 of the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. Many people came out to the center of Athens, in front of the Greek Parliament, holding Greek Flags and flairs.
Brazilian supporters watch the Brazil vs Cameroon 2014 FIFA World Cup Group A match on the giant screens at the Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,June 23, 2014.
An Australia fan enjoys the atmopshere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Australia and Spain at Arena da Baixada on June 23, 2014 in Curitiba, Brazil.
United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard, right, and United States' Matt Besler, left, react after Portugal's Silvestre Varela scored his side's 2nd goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Portugal at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, Sunday, June 22, 2014.
United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard reacts as Portugal's Silvestre Varela's header scores his side's second goal and tie the game 2-2 during the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Portugal at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, Sunday, June 22, 2014.
U.S. soccer fans at The Claddagh Irish Pub in Pittsburgh react as Portugal scores to tie the score at 2-2 with less than one minute remaining during a World Cup soccer match against the United States in Brazil Sunday, June 22, 2014.
The United States Celebrates The World Cup Soccer fans watch the USA vs. Portugal World Cup Match at The Good People Brewery on June 16, 2014 in Birmingham, Alabama.
The United States Celebrates The World Cup A large crowd of United States Men's National Soccer Team fans gather near Grant Park, following the telecast of the match between the US and Portugal on June 22, 2014 in Chicago, United States.
FBL-WC-2014-KOR-ALG-FANS South Korean football fans react after their team scored against Algeria in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, as they watch the match on giant screens in central Seoul on June 23, 2014. Algeria moved them tantalisingly close to a first ever appearance in the knock-out rounds after dishing out a 4-2 defeat to South Korea in Porto Alegre. AFP PHOTO /Ed Jones
Algeria vs South Korea Algeria's soccer fans celebrate their national team's victory against South Korea within the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H, on giant screens in Algiers, June 22, 2014. Algeria won against South Korea 4-2 in 2014 FIFA World Cup Group H match played at Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Algeria vs South Korea Algeria's soccer fans watch their national team's match against South Korea within the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H, on giant screens in Algiers, June 22, 2014. Algeria plays against South Korea in 2014 FIFA World Cup Group H match at Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Staying the night at Copacabana Beach World Cup fans camp on Rio de Janeiros famous Copacabana Beach being unable or unwilling to pay citys sky-high hotel prices, June 23, 2014.
Staying the night at Copacabana Beach World Cup fans camp on Rio de Janeiros famous Copacabana Beach being unable or unwilling to pay citys sky-high hotel prices, June 23, 2014.
Staying the night at Copacabana Beach World Cup fans camp on Rio de Janeiros famous Copacabana Beach being unable or unwilling to pay citys sky-high hotel prices, June 23, 2014.
The United States Celebrates The World Cup A United States Men's National Soccer Team fan watches near Grant Park, during the telecast of the match between the US and Portugal on June 22, 2014 in Chicago, United States.
The United States Celebrates The World Cup A banner displays the words 'One Nation' in support of the United States Men's National Soccer team at Grant Park on June 22, 2014 in Chicago, United States
The United States Celebrates The World Cup Chicagoans gather in Grant Park to watch the United States take on Portugal in a Group G World Cup match on June 22, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
CUIABA, BRAZIL - JUNE 21: Emmanuel Emenike of Nigeria and Senad Lulic of Bosnia and Herzegovina battle for the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014 in Cuiaba, Brazil.
CUIABA, BRAZIL - JUNE 21: Sejad Salihovic of Bosnia and Herzegovina lies on the field after being defeated by Nigeria 1-0 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014 in Cuiaba, Brazil.
FORTALEZA, BRAZIL - JUNE 21: Bastian Schweinsteiger of Germany clips a pass as John Boye (L) and Harrison Afful (R) of Ghana close in during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Germany and Ghana at Arena Castelao on June 21, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil.
FORTALEZA, BRAZIL - JUNE 21: Miroslav Klose of Germany does a flip in celebration of scoring his team's second goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Germany and Ghana at Castelao on June 21, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 21: A man sleeps where fans are gathered on Copacabana Beach to watch the FIFA Fan Fest broadcast of Germany Vs. Ghana on June 21, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ghana tied Germany 2-2 on the tenth day of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
FORTALEZA, BRAZIL - JUNE 21: A pitch invader interacts with Sulley Muntari of Ghana during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Germany and Ghana at Castelao on June 21, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil.
Caption:BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 21: Reza Ghoochannejhad of Iran and Federico Fernandez of Argentina compete for the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Argentina and Iran at Estadio Mineirao on June 21, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 21: Argentina fans pose next to an Iranian supporter (C) before Iran lost to Argentina while watching at FIFA Fan Fest on June 21, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Argentina defeated Iran 1-0 on the tenth day of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
A young boy shows off Uruguay's flag on a man's stomach before the group D World Cup soccer match between Uruguay and England at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014.
England's goalkeeper Joe Hart walks off the pitch after Uruguay's 2-1 victory over England during the group D World Cup soccer match between Uruguay and England at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014.
Greece's Giorgos Samaras, left, challenges for the ball with Japan's Atsuto Uchida, top, and Yoshito Okubo during the group C World Cup soccer match between Japan and Greece at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014.
England's Wayne Rooney, right, heads the ball against the crossbar as Uruguay's Martin Caceres looks on during the group D World Cup soccer match between Uruguay and England at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014.
England's Wayne Rooney, left, scores his side's first goal past Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera during the group D World Cup soccer match between Uruguay and England at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014.
Uruguay's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring 2-1 during the group D World Cup soccer match between Uruguay and England at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014.
Protesters play on a makeshift soccer pitch after blocking a main thoroughfare during a march in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014. Protesters smashed the windows of luxury cars inside a dealership, trashed banks and fired powerful fireworks at police during a demonstration that drew about 2,000 Thursday as Sao Paulo, Brazil's biggest city, hosted a World Cup match.
A soccer fan, with his face painted to represent his country's flag and wearing a T-shirt with an image of Uruguayan footballer Luis Suarez, cheers as he watches a live broadcast of the World Cup match between England and Uruguay in downtown Montevideo, Uruguay, Thursday, June 19, 2014. Suarez scored twice to give Uruguay a 2-1 victory over England, making an instant impact on his return from injury to revive his team's Group D campaign.
Japanese soccer fans watch a live broadcast of the Group C World Cup soccer match between Japan and Greece at a public viewing venue set up at Marunouchi business district in Tokyo, Friday, June 20, 2014.
A Soccer fan wearing England's team colors watches a live telecast of the group D World Cup match between Uruguay and England, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014. Luis Suarez scored twice to give Uruguay a 2-1 victory over England at the World Cup, making an instant impact on his return from injury to revive his team's Group D campaign.
A soccer fan, with his face painted to represent his country's flag, watches a live broadcast of the World Cup match between England and Uruguay in downtown Montevideo, Uruguay, Thursday, June 19, 2014. Uruguayan footballer Luis Suarez scored twice to give Uruguay a 2-1 victory over England.
Australia's Tim Cahill, left, watches as Netherlands' Ron Vlaar clears the ball during the group B World Cup soccer match between Australia and the Netherlands at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Netherlands' Memphis Depay celebrates his team's 3-2 victory over Australia during the group B World Cup soccer match between Australia and the Netherlands at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Chile's national team celebrate after their victory over Spain during the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and Chile at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Defending champion Spain was eliminated from the World Cup after losing to Chile 2-0.
Cameroon's Vincent Aboubakar, top, and Croatia's Danijel Pranjic go for a header during the group A World Cup soccer match between Cameroon and Croatia at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
A soccer fan holds his hands to head as he watches the World Cup match between Chile and Spain inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Chile defeated Spain, the defending champs 2-0.
Chile's Eduardo Vargas celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and Chile at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Spanish soccer fans look on in dismay as they watch, on a giant screen, a World Cup soccer match between Spain and Chile, in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Spain's Sergio Busquets, right, holds his head after failing to score past Chile's goalkeeper Claudio Bravo during the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and Chile at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Soccer fans watch a live broadcast of the group B World Cup match between Chile and Spain, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Chile defeated Spain, the defending champs, 2-0.
A soccer fan wearing a Mohawk-styled wig in Chile's team colors, cheers as he watches a live broadcast of the group B World Cup match between Chile and Spain, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Chile defeated Spain, the defending champs, 2-0.
Italy's player Mario Balotelli sprints during his team's training session in Mangaratiba, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Balotelli marked his first World Cup game by scoring the winner for Italy against England.
Spain's Cesar Azpilicueta leaves the pitch after the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and Chile at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Spain was eliminated from the World Cup with a 2-0 loss to Chile.
Cameroon's Pierre Webo, left, and Croatia's Dejan Lovren challenge for the ball during the group A World Cup soccer match between Cameroon and Croatia at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas fails to make a save as Chile's Charles Aranguiz scores his side's 2nd goal during the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and Chile at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
A boy performs a bicycle kick on a street in Fortaleza prior to the group A World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Mexico at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
A fan donning miniature national flags representing Italy, Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands, Spain, Brazil and Bosnia in her hair smiles, prior to the group A World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Mexico at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
A Mexican fan shows off his costume before the group A World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Mexico at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
Brazil's Paulinho (8) watches as Mexico's goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa punches the ball clear of the goal during the group A World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Mexico at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
Mexico's Marco Fabian flips over Brazil's Willian while trying to head the ball during the group A World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Mexico at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
South Korea's Ki Sung-yueng, bottom, fouls Russia's Alexander Samedov during the group H World Cup soccer match between Russia and South Korea at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
South Korea's Hong Jeong-ho, right, scissor kicks the ball between Russia's Viktor Fayzulin and Alexander Kokorin (9) during the group H World Cup soccer match between Russia and South Korea at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
A fan wears contact lenses with the flag of Brazil prior to the start of the Mexico vs Brazil match inside the FIFA Fan Fest during the 2014 soccer World Cup in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
South Korean soccer fans use their smartphones to watch a live broadcast of the group H World Cup soccer match between Russia and South Korea as the screen was turned off due to a network error at a public viewing venue in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Mexico soccer fans celebrate at the Independence Monument after their team tied with Brazil in their 2014 World Cup soccer match, in Mexico City, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Mexico claimed a deserved point against Brazil in a largely frustrating Group A game which finished 0-0 at Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza.
A fan of the Brazilian national soccer team watches the Mexico vs. Brazil match at the FIFA Fan Fest, during the 2014 soccer World Cup in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Mexico claimed a deserved point against Brazil in a largely frustrating Group A game which finished 0-0 at Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza.
Brazil Soccer WCup Argentina Bosnia A dog wears the Brazil flag colours outside the stadium ahead of the group F World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Bosnia at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Brazil Soccer WCup Brazil Mexico A dog decorated with Brazilian colors sits on the curb as fans walk by prior to the group A World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Mexico at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
Soccer fans of the U.S. national soccer team cheer minutes before a live broadcast of the soccer World Cup match between USA and Ghana, during a music concert inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
Ghana's Andre Ayew celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
United States' John Brooks (6) celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
United States' head coach Juergen Klinsmann celebrates after his team's 2-1 victory over Ghana during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
United States' John Brooks, centre, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. The United States won the match 2-1.
United States' Clint Dempsey celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. The United States won the match 2-1.
Ghana's Christian Atsu, left, looks back at his net as United States' Jermaine Jones celebrates a goal by Clint Dempsey during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
Ghana's Asamoah Gyan (3) leaps over United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
Ghana's Mohammed Rabiu, left, and United States' Kyle Beckerman struggle with each other to head the ball during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo stands on the sidelines at the half during the group G World Cup soccer match between Germany and Portugal at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (7) rests at the half during the group G World Cup soccer match between Germany and Portugal at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
Germany's Thomas Mueller (13) kicks the ball at Portugal's goalkeeper Rui Patricio to score his side's fourth goal as Portugal's Joao Pereira (21) watches during the group G World Cup soccer match between Germany and Portugal at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo stands on the pitch as German players celebrate following Portugal's 4-0 loss to Germany during the group G World Cup soccer match between Germany and Portugal at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
German fans cheer the German team after their 4-0 victory over Portugal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Germany and Portugal at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
Belgium's Vincent Kompany plays with the ball during a training session at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. Belgium will play in group H of the Brazil 2014 soccer World Cup.
A worker atop a step ladder place a sheet of a blown-up photograph of a World Cup match in which Japan played against Ivory Coast, on the wall as another worker assists him at Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo, Monday, June 16, 2014.
Nigeria's Emmanuel Emenike, left, grimaces after a challenge from Iran's Mehrdad Pouladi during the group F World Cup soccer match between Iran and Nigeria at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo protests to referee Milorad Mazic from Serbia during the group G World Cup soccer match between Germany and Portugal at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.
A man stands outside a shop selling paintings of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, top, and Brazil's soccer player Neymar, top right, along a street decorated for the World Cup in the Pelourinho neighborhood of Salvador, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014. Salvador is one of the host cities for the soccer tournament.
Fans react while watching on a TV screen, Portugal fall behind in the group G World Cup soccer match between Portugal and Germany, at the Portugal House in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. Germany led Portugal 3-0 at halftime.
The roof opening of the Arena Fonte Nova provides sun to a portion of the pitch and stands, during the group G World Cup soccer match between Germany and Portugal, in Salvador, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. Germany won 4-0.
Ecuador's Enner Valencia attempts to get the ball past Switzerland's goalkeeper Diego Benaglio's leg during the group E World Cup soccer match between Switzerland and Ecuador at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Honduras' Victor Bernardez leaps over France's Karim Benzema to head the ball during the group E World Cup soccer match between France and Honduras at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
France's Mamadou Sakho heads the ball during the group E World Cup soccer match between France and Honduras at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Honduras players Roger Espinoza, left, and Luis Garrido complain to referee Sandro Ricci from Brazil after he awarded a goal to France using goal line technology during the group E World Cup soccer match between France and Honduras at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Honduras players Roger Espinoza, left, and Luis Garrido complain to referee Sandro Ricci from Brazil after he awarded a goal to France using goal line technology during the group E World Cup soccer match between France and Honduras at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
France's Paul Pogba, left, challenges Honduras' Roger Espinoza during the group E World Cup soccer match between France and Honduras at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Argentine players celebrate as Bosnia's Sead Kolasinac (5) looks back after scoring an own goal during the group F World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Bosnia at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014. Celebrating are Argentine players Ezequiel Garay (2), Sergio Aguero (20) and Federico Fernandez (17).
Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the World Cup, in Brasilia, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014. Protesters are unhappy about the money spent on the FIFA 2014 Soccer World Cup, which they believe would have been better spent in improving the country's basic services.
Uruguay's soccer fan react after the referee mark a penalty against Costa Rica inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 14, 2014.
An England fan lies on the sand of Copacabana beach with a mask of English soccer star Wayne Rooney between his legs, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday June 14, 2014. England will play in group D of the 2014 Soccer World Cup.
Colombia soccer fans celebrate their team's goal against Greece as they watch the World Cup game inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 14, 2014.
Japanese soccer fans celebrate after Japan's first goal by Keisuke Honda as they watch a live broadcasting of the group C World Cup soccer match against Ivory Coast at a public viewing venue in Tokyo, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Switzerland's Haris Seferovic scores his side's second goal during the group E World Cup soccer match between Switzerland and Ecuador at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Switzerland's Haris Seferovic, right, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group E World Cup soccer match between Switzerland and Ecuador at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Argentine fans arrive in a bus decorated with a painting of soccer star Leonel Mesi at the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday June 14, 2014. Waving flags and banners, more than a thousand Argentine fans, many dressed in their team's traditional blue and white, crowded the Copacabana beachfront ahead of Argentina's World Cup match against Bosnia-Herzegovina Sunday in Rio's iconic Maracana stadium.
A surfer carries his board along Cacimbinha beach in Tibau do Sul, near Natal, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014. Natal is one of the host cities for the World Cup soccer tournament.
Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the group F World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Bosnia at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Soccer fans, many supporting Argentina, raise their arms during halftime entertainment at the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, during Argentina's World Cup soccer match with Bosnia, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
A man stands outside a shop selling paintings of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, top, and Brazil's soccer player Neymar, top right, along a street decorated for the World Cup in the Pelourinho neighborhood of Salvador, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014. Salvador is one of the host cities for the soccer tournament.
Ivory Coast's Gervinho (10) runs past Japan's goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima as he celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the group C World Cup soccer match at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Saturday, June 14, 2014.
Japan's Masato Morishige, left, and Yuto Nagatomo (5) struggle with Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba (11) during the group C World Cup soccer match at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Saturday, June 14, 2014.
An Argentina soccer fan holds a statue of the Virgin Mary and a portrait of player Lionel Messi as he gathers with others to watch Argentina's World Cup match with Bosnia on an outdoor screen set up in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Japan's Shinji Okazaki, bottom, and Ivory Coast's Sol Bamba challenge for the ball during the group C World Cup soccer match between Ivory Coast and Japan at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Saturday, June 14.
Colombia's Teofilo Gutierrez (9) celebrates with teammates Cristian Zapata, (2) Pablo Armero (7) and Victor Ibarbo, right, after scoring during the group C World Cup soccer match against Greece at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Saturday, June 14.
Italy's Mario Balotelli, left, challenges for the ball with England's Gary Cahill during the group D World Cup soccer match between England and Italy at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, Saturday, June 14.
Uruguay's soccer fan react after the referee mark a penalty against Costa Rica inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 14.
A Italian soccer fan watches a live broadcast of the World Cup match between England and Italy, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 14. Italy defeated England 2-1 in a group D match of the Soccer World Cup.
Japan's Maya Yoshida heads the ball during the group C World Cup soccer match between Ivory Coast and Japan at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Saturday, June 14.
In this Friday, June 13 picture a Spanish team soccer fan reacts while watching on a giant display the soccer game between Spain and the Netherlands in Madrid. Football fans in Spain are in shock after watching the national team's 5-1 humiliation in its World Cup opener against the Netherlands. It was Spain's worst defeat in 64 years and comes after "La Roja" had dominated world soccer since 2008 with consecutive European Championships and a World Cup win in South Africa.
World Watches WCup Photo Gallery Children watch the World Cup opening match between Brazil and Croatia in an alley at the Mangueira slum, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 12, 2014. After taking the early lead in the opening match of the international soccer tournament, Croatia fell 3-1 to the five-time champion Brazil.
World Watches Wcup Photo Gallery Soccer fans celebrate the second goal scored by Brazil striker Neymar, during a live broadcast at a World Cup viewing party at the Jockey Club, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 12, 2014. After taking the early lead in the opening match of the international soccer tournament, Croatia fell 3-1 to the five-time champion Brazil.
World Watches Wcup Photo Gallery A Brazil soccer fan watches a screen broadcasting the World Cup opening match between Brazil and Croatia inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 12, 2014. After taking the early lead in the opening match of the international soccer tournament, Croatia fell 3-1 to the five-time champion Brazil.
World Watches Wcup Photo Gallery Men watch a smartphone broadcasting the World Cup opening match between Brazil and Croatia at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 13, 2014.
World Watches Wcup Photo Gallery FILE - In this Thursday, June 12, 2014 file photo, Kenyan soccer fans watch Brazil play Croatia in the World Cup opening match, in a pub in Nairobi, Kenya. The U.S. Embassy in Kenya this month warned its citizens to "exercise caution" at venues with World Cup crowds in the country, which has seen a sharp rise in militant attacks.
World Watches Wcup Photo Gallery Indian supporters of Brazil cheer for their team ahead of the inaugural match of the Soccer World Cup in Kolkata, India, Thursday, June 12, 2014. Nearly half the world's population, well over 3 billion spectators, is expected to watch soccer's premier event that kicks off in Brazil Thursday.
World Watches WCup Photo Gallery German soccer fans watch the opening game of the World Cup while sitting on sofas in the 1.FC Union stadium in Berlin, Thursday, June 12, 2014.
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