World Cup: KICKTV's "Ultimate Group G Preview" – Germany, Episode 1 | SIDELINE

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil kicks off in 58 days. Prepare yourself, for we are officially less than two months away from the world's biggest and best sporting event.

And who's going to tell you everything — shall we say, "nonconventional" — that you're going to need to know in order to be fully prepared for this summer's spectacle?

There is only one man for the job, of course: KICKTV's faux journalist extraordinaire (his words, not mine), Jimmy Conrad.

Welcome to "The Ultimate Group G Preview – The Group of Death," a 15-part KICKTV video series in which Conrad travels to every Group G nation — Germany, Portugal, the United States and Ghana.

So first up, Jimmy heads off to Germany, host country of the 2006 World Cup. He takes a trip inside Grundig-Stadion, home of FC Nürnberg, and the site of his only World Cup start that summer. To hear Conrad talk about that day, eight years later now, tells you exactly what the World Cup means to the players.

Also, find out just how crazy the Germans, largely expected to be runaway winners of Group G, are about their Fußball. Spoiler alert: They're really crazy about their Fußball.

Who will Jimmy run into and talk to in episode No. 2? Stay tuned.


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