WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is planning to be among the crowds at this summer’s World Cup soccer tournament.
The White House announced Monday that Biden would travel to Brazil for the event in June. He also plans to attend a U.S. national team game.READ MORE: One Crew Member Killed, Second Wounded After Alec Baldwin Discharges Prop Gun On Movie Set In New Mexico
Brazil expects 600,000 foreign visitors and 3 million Brazilian tourists during the monthlong tournament.READ MORE: Daina Monroe, 18, Shot And Killed Outside Her Inglewood Home Monday, Police Searching For Gunman
Biden got a look at the World Cup trophy Monday when it came to the State Department. The vice president also led the U.S. delegation to the last World Cup and called it “the most consequential sporting event in the world.”
He says the tournament brings countries together, and people from every part of the world will be cheering on their team.MORE NEWS: New Earthquake Research Unveiled On Great ShakeOut Day
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