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This article was published on June 27, 2014


Google+ wants to paint your face with your favorite World Cup team in the knockout round

Google+ wants to paint your face with your favorite World Cup team in the knockout round
Roberto Baldwin
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Roberto Baldwin

Roberto Baldwin was a reporter for The Next Web in San Francisco between April 2014 and March 2015. Roberto Baldwin was a reporter for The Next Web in San Francisco between April 2014 and March 2015.

Wow, that soccer thing is still going? Well, ok then. As an American with almost zero knowledge about the most popular sport in the world, it can be a little hard to get excited. But the United States advanced to the next round, so I’m ready to support my country’s team and Google+ has a fun way to do it.
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Beginning today you can upload a photo of yourself and up to four friends to Google+ and the service will paint your faces with any team in the knockout round. Just upload your photo and tag it with your team of choice (here’s a list of countries available and their hashtags), wait a few minutes and viola, you look like a deranged soccer fan.

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