Joseph Musarra / Houston Dynamo

Dynamo Daily - June 22, 2010

The Dynamo will host a third round U.S. Open Cup game on June 29 at Robertson Stadium. Houston will face the winner of tonight’s Miami-Tampa Bay match.

Dynamo defender Adrian Serioux is back with the team and the Dynamo are nearing full-strength, as they prepare for their match against the Colorado Rapids on Saturday.

Dynamo COO Chris Canetti checks in with the latest edition of Canetti’s Corner. This week he discusses the success of the Dynamo Charities Cup.

World Cup fever is taking over the country, and Jerome Solomon points out that Mexico and Brazil are the two most popular soccer teams in Houston.

Keep up with Craig Waibel’s thoughts on the World Cup as he guest blogs for the Houston Chronicle. In the latest blog, Waibel offers his thoughts on Spain, Portugal and the officiating in this year’s World Cup.

Be sure to check out houstondynamo.com/worldcup for all your latest World Cup news, including blogs and pictures from Dynamo fans in South Africa.

If both the United States and England draw tomorrow, and England scores two more goals than the U.S., the decision of which team advances to the round of 16 will be determined by a random drawing.

Even with a win against France today, South Africa became the first host nation to not advance out of the group stage of the World Cup.

To get a break from soccer, players say that they…play soccer?  Video games give them some relief from the game and keep them entertained as they watch themselves on the screen.

Soccer fans might remember the tragic murder of Colombian soccer player Andres Escobar, following a 1994 World Cup match when he scored for the opposing team. Tonight ESPN features their latest 30 for 30 documentary, The Two Escobars.

Last night on the Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert gave his take on the United States match against Slovenia.