[WORLD CUP 2014 COUNTDOWN]
The World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola kicked off its U.S. leg with a ceremony on Monday at the State Department with Vice President
, who will be attending the finals in June, and Secretary of State John Kerry
, a former college soccer player
U.S. ambassadors Julie Foudy
and Cobi Jones
were also on hand in Washington.
stops in Miami on Tuesday and Wednesday and Atlanta on Thursday, the World Cup Trophy will visit Los Angeles for a two-day fan experience on Saturday and Sunday at L.A. LIVE. It will feature
The nine-month tour is giving more than one million people around the world the chance to experience trophy in their own communities. It features the first
ever pan-Latin America tour.