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2010 FIFA World Cup Viewing Parties at Walt Disney World

This is the news I’ve been waiting for. We’ve known for a couple months that ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World had been designated an official live viewing location for the month-long 2010 FIFA World Cup from South Africa. But we didn’t know where. Now we have the answer – ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill. A big “no duh” moment if you ask me.

Soccer fans in Central Florida, and visitors to the region, can get swept up in the fever of 2010 FIFA World Cup through unique viewing parties ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill at Disney has been designated as an official viewing location for the month-long global soccer tournament. Soccer fans can watch live World Cup matches televised on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 from South Africa involving their favorite soccer national teams on the ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill’s many large high-definition screens.

In addition, the ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill will offer special viewing parties running for the Round of 16, quarterfinals, semifinals and third-place match (June 26-July 10), which will include guaranteed seating to view the matches and an all-you-care-to-eat buffet featuring Buffalo wings, hot dogs, seasonal fruit, build-your-own salads, a nacho bar, desserts and non-alcoholic drinks – all for $19.99/per person, per game (plus tax).

The beautiful game kicks off on the world stage June 11, with open seating for breakfast and lunch available at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill for the group stage of play running through June 25. A special viewing area will be available for the championship match July 11.

Reservations can be made starting May 27 by calling 407/WDW-DINE or by visiting

Okay. So who wants to organize a meet up?