World Cup: 5 Ways to Survive the Summer After

| Fri Jun. 10, 2011 1:00 PM EDT

The summer after a World Cup is always rough for diehards of the beautiful game, and now 'tis the season of the soccer fan's discontent. The major European leagues are out of commission until August, there are no World Cup or Euro Cup games to snag, and sports headlines are dominated by tales of shady dealings and FIFA president Sepp Blatter's unparalleled narcissism

Never fear, fellow fanatics! Below, 5 ways to survive the trying months ahead.

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