World Cup: Second Teams

Second Team: The Netherlands
World Cup: Second Teams

Second Team: The Netherlands

The 2010 Runners-Up are aging, but could the Dutch finally grab their first World Cup trophy in a year few expect it to happen? Earl Reed looks at the situation for the Oranje.

Second Teams: Colombia
World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Colombia

Everybody loves an underdog, especially one that can win. Thomas Hardy on why you should support Colombia as your second World Cup team.

Second Teams: Cameroon
World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Cameroon

We come to our second teams in many different ways. Staci Klemmer support of Cameroon began when she was a Peace Corps volunteer in Africa.

Second Teams: Germany
World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Germany

Obviously, we’ll all root against Germany when they play the US. But, as Ben Tracy writes, when that isn’t the case, there are plenty of reason to cheer for die Mannschaft.

Second Teams: Brazil
World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Brazil

With the World Cup kicking off today, native Brazilian Lavinia DeCastro Walsh explains why you should root for Brazil as your second team. PSP’s series on second teams to cheer in the World Cup continues.

Second Teams: Australia
World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Australia

PSP’s series on second World Cup teams you should support continues with Australia, who Chris Luczowiak says is the cool little brother you just might have had.

Second Teams: Nigeria
World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Nigeria

After winning the African Cup of Nations in 2013, Nigeria comes into the World Cup boasting a stout, organized defense mixed with plenty attacking flair. Guest contributor Amobi Okugo makes the case that Nigeria has the best chance for success in Brazil of any African team.

Second Teams: Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Second Teams: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Forget the game itself. Think of what the soccer can do. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, it can do something far larger than sports itself. That’s why, if you’re going to root for any team in the World Cup other than the U.S., PSP’s Dan Walsh thinks it’s these guys.