If you are one of those gringos who looks puzzled at other people's excitement about the World Cup, let me introduce you to a way of enjoying the games without having to watch them.
It involves short attention spans and Legos.
The dudes at LegoFussball.eu are recreating the matches.
Here's the opening game between South Africa vs. Mexico.
And The Guardian has the now legendary (in the U.K.) and soon-to-be-forgotten (in the U.S.) tie between the U.S. and England.
That video catches the following event, minus OMG Cat: