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This guy, or thousands just like him, will be at the World Cup watch parties in D.C. (credit: Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Hosting World Cup Watch Party

The National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum are hosting an official World Cup watch party as the U.S. takes on Belgium.


US fans cheer before a Group G football match between Ghana and US at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 16, 2014.  AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANO        (Photo credit should read JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Theater Makes List of Top Venues For World Cup Watch Parties

The Super Bowl might serve as one of the biggest annual watch parties in the U.S., but the World Cup appears to have turned the art of the get-together into a monthlong event for American sports fans.