June 23rd, 2014
09:44 PM ET

World Cup runneth over with silliness

Ronaldo's hair, a dog celebrating Portugal's tying goal against the U.S., and a mascot that's into dirty dancing.

Huge numbers for ESPN during this year's World Cup - 18.2 million people watched the United States take on Portugal. It was the most-watched soccer match ever on American television.

CNN's Jeanne Moos reports the money and power of World Cup and the silliness that went with it.

Filed under: International • Jeanne Moos • Money & Power • News • Sports
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