Every four years, the best national soccer teams on the globe vie for the World Cup. And every four years, New Yorkers watch them. With 37 percent of its population born in other countries, few cities will have more people in more neighborhoods pulling for different teams than New York. The crowds that will gather throughout the five boroughs, in coffee houses and bars, to watch matches reflect who New York is and offer a chance to learn more about the places our neighbors come from.
Click through to learn more about which countries have the most fans in the five boroughs with a rooting interest.
At left: Staff members at Boqueria, a Spanish food restaurant in Soho that is showing World Cup games, invented this logo, which combines elements of the crest of Spain with FIFA logos.