D.C. Soccer Fans Gather Outside To Watch U.S. Match

In the heart of Washington, D.C., swarms of soccer fans gathered Saturday in front of outdoor TV screens to watch the U.S. play England in the World Cup opener.

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RAZ: The sounds of soccer fans gathered around two outdoor screens at Dupont Circle here in Washington, D.C.

Mr. MAX ETON(ph): They do this stuff in other countries where they care about soccer. I'm so happy that they finally do this here in the U.S. I think it's really starting to catch up.

RAZ: That's Max Eton watching the game here in Washington, D.C.

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