adidas' brazuca World Cup ball continues journey to Brazil after Portland visit | The Backcut

As any soccer fan knows, the 2014 World Cup is nearly here with the buzz reaching an increasing pitch. Fans are gearing up, teams are announcing their rosters with U.S. Soccer head coach Jurgen Klinsmann is set to announce his 30-man roster today.

The adidas official match ball brazuca--cousin to MLS' official match ball--is busy getting ready too visiting soccer hotbeds across the world. Equipped with a special camera, one brazuca ball was spotted hiding out at Providence Park taking in the wild Portland 4-4 draw with Seattle a few weeks ago. Take a look at the results above as brazuca gets a feel for what makes soccer, well, soccer in the U.S.

Timber Joey has certainly become a new friend.