Germany's Soccer Extravaganza

The World Cup tourney will pump a bonanza into the Continent's strongest economybut the security challenges are daunting

After 32 years away, the World Cup has come back to Germany. Starting in Munich on June 9, the national teams of 32 separate countries will battle it out for the global soccer championship over the space of 64 matches. One long soccer-filled month later, the tournament will end on July 9 in Berlin's Olympiastadion, where the two finalists will play one last match in the hopes of earning the prized trophy.

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