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  • Hundreds gather in Railyard to watch U.S. vs. Ghana match

    Eleven-year-old Anna Swanson, center, cheers when the United States’ John Brooks makes his goal during Monday’s World Cup match against Ghana. About 300 people gathered at the Railyard to watch the match. Photo by Luke E. Montavon/The New Mexican

Posted: Monday, June 16, 2014 11:08 pm | Updated: 11:45 pm, Mon Jun 16, 2014.

Over the course of the last few days, the World Cup has taught us a few lessons about the sport that, beyond our countries borders, is deemed simultaneously beautiful and the planet’s most popular.

For starters, it’s called football — or fútbol to those south of us — and not soccer.

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