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World Cup's First Week: No World Parity

One week into the month-long World Cup tournament, extremes of soccer are on display: The United States had an abysmal performance against the Czech Republic, while Spain, Argentina, and Ecuador have shown excellence.

Still, ratings for domestic broadcasts of the games suggest more Americans are watching soccer these days than ever before. Michele Norris talks with sportswriter Stefan Fatsis of The Wall Street Journal.

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