(Warning: vuvuzelas begin at 0:19!)
The Washington Post has what looks to be quite a comprehensive guide to streaming the World Cup (also a link to the complete TV schedule, and links to the Google & Outlook calendars Reddit users have written to make sure you don’t miss a match).
If you are watching at home (or possibly in your local bar) you can use your official FIFA World Cup caxirola. But you can’t bring them to the matches, per the New Yorker’s Ian Crouch:
…[T]he Brazilian musician Carlinhos Brown proposed an alternative noisemaker to the vuvuzela for his country’s turn as the host of the World Cup, which begins next week. Last year, Brown unveiled a brightly colored plastic rattle that he called the caxirola, named after the caxixi, a traditional Brazilian woven instrument filled with seeds. The mass-produced plastic version lacked its inspiration’s charm, but it had a few things going for it. Researchers found that the caxirola produced a decibel level significantly lower than the vuvuzela’s. Played together, caxirolas indeed made a joyful, mostly pleasant noise, percussive rather than droning like the South African horns. And like the vuvuzela, it’s fun to say: ka-shee-role-ah…
… A year ahead of the World Cup, the caxirola was a newer, better vuvuzela.
Until Brazilian soccer fans got their hands on them, that is…