World Cup fever is extending to outerspace.
And spacesoccer is looking like the most fun sport since Calvinball.
American badasses/astronauts Reid Wiseman and Steve Swanson, as well as German badass/astronaut Alexander Gerst, are checking out the Cup from 230 miles away -- above our planet's atmosphere.
Somehow, 230 miles actually seems closer than I thought the International Space Station would be docked. Anyway, these chaps are going to be floating and functioning to better the human race throughout the Cup; they'll be stationed on the ISS until the fall.
They're making the most of it.
Following Nasa on Twitter isn't such a bad idea, either: