June 05, 2014

This is a series of reader-submitted stories about World Cup adventures and traditions. We'll be updating this page throughout the World Cup, so check back for more and feel free to submit your own story below. 


Matt Kenemer and Portuguese supporter Tupac ran into each other at the 2006 World Cup in Germany, four years after they first met in South Korea in 2002.


Nancy Pierce found herself downing Guinness with the men of Ireland as they prepared to enter the second round of the 1994 World Cup.


Josh Davis and his father flew all the way from D.C. to Johannesburg in 2010 for the coolest 24-hour trip ever.


Steve Buckeridge boarded a plane in 2002 without any hotel reservations or game tickets and ended up with a royal World Cup experience.


John Nix found himself in police custody after selling four tickets to a 2006 World Cup match in Germany.

What's your World Cup story? Use the form below or tweet us photos and videos with the hashtag #MyWCStory.