The World Cup starts in June, and while Spain and Brazil are the up front favorites, British rapper Dizzee Rascal likes his resident country England’s chances.

He’s also apparently an American baseball fan. Trying to suck up to Obama on behalf of the prime minister, perhaps?

Rascal has never been to a soccer game before, but he’s making the trip to watch England’s opener against the USA. The rapper will also perform at the Cool Britannia festival in South Africa during the tournament.

According to Dizzee Rascal, Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard are the key players for England. According to me, Dizzee Rascal is quite possibly the best rapper alias in the world.

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