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FIFA World Cup 2018 watch parties in Fort Lauderdale, Miami and beyond

It seems like only yesterday we were blowing our vuvuzelas (or mourning) over Germany’s 2014 World Cup victory. The best soccer players in the world will converge on Russia June 14-July 15 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and notably absent is the United States, whose U.S. Men’s National Team failed to qualify for the first time in more than 30 years.

Bars and restaurants from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale and Miami will be decked out in team banners and club jerseys for the next month and a half, offering cheap drinks and food specials to stoke futbol fever. Everything from World Cup prix-fixe menus to themed appetizers and private cabanas offering high-definition projections of every game can be found at these soccer-friendly hangouts.

Here are the best places to watch the tournament’s 32 countries square off on the pitch.- Phillip Valys,

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