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The Football to Football Translator Decodes World Cup Football Talk

There's a lot of excitement building for the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup, but you'll be totally left out of the loop if you don't understand football talk. All of the confusing sports jargon can leave non-sports fanatics feeling out of it, but this doesn't have to be—with The Football to Football Translator, you'll be able to scream and shout at those outrageous calls with the best of them.

The translator is an extension for Google Chrome was created by Ben Smith, Stephen Dalton and Harold Jones, three creatives living in the US who wanted to help make news from the games more understandable for their friends by relating the sport to American football.

The translator is quick to describe that "football" is what Westerners know as "soccer" and basically describes the World Cup as "the Super Bowl of Soccer."