National Spirits For Celebrating And Drowning Sorrows : Show Me Your Cleats! - World Cup 2010 Blog A drinking fan's guide to the World Cup: If you're watching the World Cup matches at a local pub, here's a list to the popular national alcoholic beverages.
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National Spirits For Celebrating And Drowning Sorrows

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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.