Much of the world is focused on the World Cup soccer tournament, which is being held in Germany this year. The World Cup, which itakes place every four years, is the world's most popular sporting event.
Minnesota Public Radio producer Julie Siple is spending the year in Germany on a reporting fellowship. She is in Berlin, just a few blocks from one of the viewing stations that has been set up for fans to watch matches. She spoke with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer about the soccer madness that's overtaken the country.