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Astronauts Kicking Soccer Balls in Space Remind Us We Still Want to Be Astronauts

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The World Cup phenomenon has launched itself into space. Three astronauts aboard the International Space Station filmed a friendly game of anti-gravity soccer to show their excitement and support for the 2014 FIFA tournament, which began June 12. The video features NASA astronauts Reid Wiseman and Steve Swanson, with fellow crew mate Alexander Gerst of Germany. All your childhood fantasies of being a space explorer will come rushing back as you watch the guys show off their impressive bicycle kicks during the weightless orbit. Check out the awesome video below.