You must read this very funny take on the event from the American perspective . . . . lovin' that blog and thinking of buying the book for the plane ride this summer.
Young One Pimped Out for the Cup
Okay, so the truth is that no one in this family is particularly interested in the event, but I have a feeling that it starts soon judging from the paraphernalia in the stores and signs posted around pizzerias indicating game times and tv sizes.
All of this Italian-themed fan merchandise is available at Auchan, by the way. We didn't give any of it a home, but that red, white, and green pom-pom was tempting.