The FIFA 2018 World Cup hits the ground running in Russia today. Through July 15, the tournament will provide a month of madness to soccer fans around the world and in the area. Even though the U.S. didn’t qualify, it’s still going to be fun to see if Germany can do it again, if Argentina’s Lionel Messi or Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo will play better, and how far the underdog Iceland can progress in its first-ever appearance.
In total, there will be 64 matches, 38 of which will be shown on Fox and its affiliated sports networks. Which means, sure, if you have cable you could watch at home, but that would mean you would have to make your own food and drinks.
If that sounds like too much work — especially in the wee hours of the morning when some of these matches start — you’re in luck, because Fort Lauderdale Beach is dotted with restaurants, sports bars and clubs that serve awesome food and drinks and show soccer on big screens, including
- World Famous Parrot
- McSorley’s Beach Bar & Sun Deck
- The Deck at the Sea Club
- Hooters Beachplace
- Lulu’s Bait Shack
- Rock Bar
- Blondies Sports Bar
- Elbo Room
- Waves Pool Bar & Grill
And if the match is a blowout or your favorite futbol team isn't playing you can always strip down to your bikini or swim trunks and ride the Fort Lauderdale Beach tide.
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