World Cup Final: Cocktail Chatter

Jeanne Sager

spain world cupEvery week in cocktail chatter, we tell you what you need to know to sound like an expert at this weekend's play date, dinner party, or post office meeting.

This week's cheat sheet: the World Cup Final match.

What It Is: The final game to determine who will take the FIFA World Cup home and be reigning world champs for the next four years -- this year's match will be played between Spain and the Netherlands.

When Is It On: The game will begin at 2:30 p.m. E.T. on Sunday, July 11.

Where Can We Watch: ABC has rights to air the games in the U.S.

How to Tell Who Is Who: Holland wears orange; Spain wears red.

Phrases to Drop:

"If the Netherlands wins, Dutch porn star Bobbi Eden has promised to give a blow job to every one of her Twitter followers. Go Orange!"

"Paul the Octopus says Spain will win this match, and he hasn't gotten one wrong yet."

"This will mark the first time a European country has won the World Cup when the games were held outside of Europe."

"Neither of these teams has ever won a World Cup, but Holland has come closer with two appearances in the finals in the '70s."


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