World Cup 2014: 8 bilingual books about soccer your kids will love

The World Cup 2014 starts tomorrow! Like in many latino households, my kids and I will be watching and cheering for our favorite teams. Fútbol has always been a part of my life and even though my Puerto Rican husband is not a huge fan, I want my kids to enjoy the next few weeks like I used to as a child back in Peru. 

I'll never forget the 1986 World Cup, for example, when Argentina won and my family and I took to the streets to celebrate. Although we're not Argentinian, we lived there for a couple of years and have always felt a strong connection to the beautiful country. Plus, when a team from another country from Latin America wins, most Latin Americans rejoice!

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So to get your kids excited, here are eight bilingual books about soccer we've been reading at home.

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Roxana A. Soto is Features Editor of MamásLatinas. She's a bilingual and bicultural journalist born in Peru and raised in Mexico, Argentina, South Africa and Miami. She's also mom to a girl in 3rd grade and a boy in Kinder. She loves books, languages, traveling and good food – especially when cooked by someone else.

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We're watching, but my kids are not interested. My son is only interested when he he gets to scream "Gol!"


My son and I are watching it, he is a big Messi fan, I on the other hand I support latin american teams and the USA also.


yes! they enjoy watching the games, specially when Mexico is playing.


Yes we are watching the game

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