San Francisco holds World Cup viewing party

June 10, 2010 5:02:26 PM PDT
The mayor's office announced on Wednesday that World Cup lovers will be able to enjoy 14 soccer matches for free outdoors on a big screen in San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza beginning Friday.

The month-long 2010 World Cup, which takes place this year in South Africa, will be broadcast live on a large-format video screen across from City Hall and will be accompanied by soccer activities for youth and food and drink, according to the mayor's office.

Broadcasts begin Friday at 11:30 a.m. with the France-Uruguay match. The U.S.-England match takes place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, and the World Cup championship is at 11:30 a.m. on July 11.

For the full schedule of broadcasts, visit