The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off today in Russia, with 32 countries competing for the title. Soccer super-fan Tom Farmer is here from the Louisville Coopers with tips on which team to root for, and where to watch the games in Louisville. Tom is the president of the Louisville Coopers, a local support group for the Louisville City Football Club. The first game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup starts June 14, 2018. Louisville City FC will face Nashville SC in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup at 6 PM June 20, 2018 at Lynn Stadium on the University of Louisville campus.
The Cooper’s World Cup watch parties are being held at Saints Pizza Pub in St. Matthews and both Molly Malones locations in Louisville, KY. For more information, visit http://louisvillecoopers.com/