We get it. Soccer is confusing, and it's hard to know where to start. You know what a big deal the World Cup is, and this is the year you're finally going to get into it, and then you check in over at Deadspin and, well, fuck no, you're not reading 3000 words about Algeria. Don't worry about it! This is just dudes kicking a ball around, and today's as good a day as any to jump in. The guide below, which gets into everything you wanted to know about the World Cup but were maybe afraid to ask, has you covered.