World Cup Fervor Shows How USA Has Assimilated to Immigrant Cultures
Tapia discusses how assimilation has become a two-way phenomenon as increasing numbers of Americans have embraced soccer and have become touched by World Cup fever.
by Andrés T. Tapia
Watching the World Cup in Brazil got me to thinking about how World Cup fever has exploded in the States. From sports bars and airports to public arenas, a cross-section of Americans have joined with the rest of the world to watch in rapt attention. It just goes to show how assimilation has turned into a two-way phenomenon. Check out my recent Huffington Post piece on how “World Cup Fever Shows How USA has Assimilated to Immigrant Cultures.”