The 2014 World Cup begins in a week, but in the world of Disney the tournament has already begun. In the new animated short O Futebol Classico, Mickey Mouse heads to Brazil to catch some world-class soccer (not officially the World Cup, but you get the idea). But watching the championship match isn't going to be so easy. Trouble starts as soon as Mickey finds his seat, and he has to think fast to make sure he sees the game.
Here's the opening 35 seconds of O Futebol Classico:
The animation is really cool — it should be, since artists and directors of Star Wars: Clone Wars and SpongeBob SquarePants worked on it. What's really neat, though, is that the short is all in Portuguese. So this is a great way to get ready for the actual World Cup, which kicks off June 12.
O Futebol Classico premieres Friday at 7:55 p.m. ET/PT, then will be available online and the WATCH Disney Channel App.
For more World Cup coverage, check out SI Kids' Guide to the 2014 World Cup!
Photo and video: Disney Channel
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