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Half of Americans Surveyed Think the United States Will Win the World Cup

A Nielsen poll found that 46 percent of North American respondents and 50 percent of U.S.-based respondents think the Americans will win the World Cup. As in, the whole tournament. Overall, Brazil was the most popular pick, with 34 percent of the 27,664 responses from 55 countries choosing them to win. England, Germany, and the United States each got 9 percent worldwide, and Spain 8 percent. By the way, outside of North America, only 4 percent of those polled picked the Yanks. [Nielsen Wire]

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