1. The World Cup kicked off in Brazil, seen here from the International Space Station (ISS).
You can see three World Cup 2014 stadium cities: Arena de São Paulo, Estadio Mineirao (Belo Horizonte), and Estadio Do Maracana (Rio de Janeiro).
2. And here are the host cities as seen from a satellite.
The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) senses light in a range of wavelengths, and unlike a single-exposure camera, it scans a scene repeatedly to form the image.
3. U.S. and German astronauts will be cheering on their teams from aboard the ISS, 230 miles above Earth.
Especially in a few weeks when their homelands compete head to head.