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World Cup 2010

National Spirits For Celebrating And Drowning Sorrows

Lager and Soccer

Booze certainly won't help you fulfill your dream of playing in the World Cup, but, whether it be for joyful toasting or teary-eyed commiserating, many soccer fans are going to need some alcohol.

But what to drink during what match? Surely it's sacrilege to swill, say, vodka during a German game, or Jägermeister during a French game. Just as, no matter who's playing, it's always offsides to order a cocktail with Red Bull in it. Show Me Your Cleats is here to help, comrade. Read on and drink up!


Cord Jefferson
Cord Jefferson

Cord Jefferson is a staff writer for The Root and a frequent contributor to The Awl.



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