Watch the World Cup with Legion FC players + at 6 other spots around town

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American Outlaws Birmingham Chapter at Good People Brewing (American Outlaws-Birmingham)

It is finally here — the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. The most watched sporting event in the world kicks off this Sunday in Qatar.

For the first time in 8 years, the U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) will compete in the global tournament, taking on Wales this Monday, November 21st at 1:00PM. 

Join the American Outlaws at Good People

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American Outlaws Birmingham Chapter at Good People Brewing (American Outlaws-Birmingham)

In the Magic City, the largest  watch party in town for the U.S. games has been organized by the USMNT’s Supporters Group, the American Outlaws

The group has teamed up with the Birmingham Legion FC to watch all three U.S. first round matches at Good People Brewing Company across from Regions Field.

“We’ve put a lot of work into planning this party over the last eight years, especially after taking it for granted. There’s nothing like a World Cup, and there’s nothing that compares to seeing your country score and win in a World Cup. The celebration memories last a lifetime and strangers huddled next to you become friends by the end of a match. We’re honestly overjoyed to be able to share this with the City of Birmingham again this year, and we hope every last one of you shows up and packs out Good People Brewing Company Monday, Friday, and next Tuesday (and hopefully a couple other days beyond).

Nic Gulas, American Outlaws Birmingham Secretary
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(Good People Brewing /Facebook)

Need details about the three match day including Black Friday sales of Legion gear and season ticket info? Visit Legion FC’s website.

Where:114 14th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233

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Where else to watch

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American Outlaws Birmingham Chapter at Good People Brewing (American Outlaws-Birmingham)

Of course there are 64 FIFA World Cup games that will be played over the next 29 days.

We’ve compiled a list of local Birmingham restaurants and bars showing the U.S. games and more.

Crestwood Tavern

Hot Tip: Crestwood Tavern told us they are showing every game except the ones on Thanksgiving Day. Great news if you are rooting for under the radar underdogs Serbia, Senagal or Croatia.

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Crestwood Tavern is showing all the World Cup games

Where: 5500 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35212
Website | Facebook | Instagram

The Anvil Pub and Grill 

Hot Tip: This is the place to be in town to watch England and Wales. Bonus: you can eat genuine British cuisine.

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(Anvil Pub/Facebook)

Where: 611 Doug Baker Blvd, #103, Birmingham, AL 35242
Website | Facebook | Instagram

Rojo

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Entrance of Rojo on Highland Avenue in Birmingham, Alabama. (Rojo)

Hot Tip: For soccer fans in the Magic City, Rojo’s side bar has always been a favorite. The Southside favorite will be showing games beginning at 10:00AM daily. Unfortunately, they won’t be open on Mondays – so the U.S. v. Wales game is out.

Where: 2921 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Website | Facebook I Instagram

Avondale Brewery

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Avondale Brewery/Facebook)

Hot Tip – Avondale has one of the best outdoor sites in town. The weather is warming up next week.

Where: 201 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222
Website | Facebook | Instagram

Oh Sherrie Pub in Moody

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(Oh Sherrie Pub in Moody)

Hot Tip: We’ve heard rave reviews about Oh Sherrie’s Shephard’s pie. It’s worth the trip.

Where: 2733 Moody Pkwy, Moody, AL 35004
Website | Facebook | Instagram

Mom’s Basement

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(Mom’s Basement/Facebook)

Where: 4411 3rd Ave South, Birmingham, AL

Website | Facebook

Additional Watch Parties

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American Outlaws at the U.S. v Haiti Women’s Friendly at Legion Field. (Pat Byington)

Obviously, this is just a sampling of restaurants and bars holding World Cup Watch parties.

Help Bham Now increase our list. If you know of other places showing World Cup games, tag us on social media at @bhamnow and we will add to this list!

Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

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