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Triumph Wraps Up His World Cup Coverage by Humping a Dog From Every Country

Triumph wrapped up his three-part World Cup coverage last night the only way he really could – by humping every type of dog he could possibly find.

John Oliver Attempts to Distinguish Real from Fake Soccer Player Names

GQ recently sat down with John Oliver and presented him with a list of ridiculous World Cup player names to see whether he could pick out the fake ones from the real ones, and he does a pretty good job considering Johnny Mustache and Bongo Christ are real people.

Will Ferrell Gave a Pep Talk to US Soccer Fans in Brazil, Offered to Join the Team

The US is set to take on Germany in the World Cup very shortly down in Brazil, and it looks like they have a secret weapon on their side: Will Ferrell. He showed up at the US fan HQ down in Brazil and gave a rousing speech in which he offered to join the team, despite not being in the best shape. He knows that you don't need to be all that athletic to play soccer as long as you're willing to bite your opponent without remorse. U-S-A! U-S-A!

Peter Serafinowicz Does Wonderful World Cup Commentary

Comedian Peter Serafinowicz (Look Around You, Running Wilde) has been providing live commentary on recent World Cup matches via his account on the website Mixlr, despite not  being familiar with soccer and apparently analyzing a different sport.

Here's a bit from his recent commentary on the US-Ghana match (via Sports Illustrated):

Well I’m afraid this game has entered rather boring territory again. … I’m looking at the clock and it’s 59:30 and I’m thinking, “Goodness gracious. 60 minutes in, I mean, two-thirds of the way in and still, what a boring game.

What a game. We’ve had sad goals, happy goals, people jettisoned into the sea.

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Reggie Watts Has Joined Peter Serafinowicz for His World Cup Broadcasting

"And looks like an almost goal. If that whole goal system would have been moved over maybe thirty more feet, we would have been looking at a goal."

-Reggie Watts doing World Cup commentary alongside Peter Serafinowicz on his Mixlr account, where Serafinowicz has been providing comedic commentary for the games for the last week.