"It gives you time to get out and get some fresh air, and see some live animals -- that's kind of cool. You didn't see any cows walking around at the hotel in Germany."
-- U.S. midfielder DaMarcus Beasley, at his third World Cup, describes U.S. camp life at the Irene Country Lodge, a bucolic setting between Johannesburg and Pretoria. The team's housing and a working farm are separated by a narrow road and security fences. (Washington Post Soccer Insider)