Postcards from South Africa

Updated: June 20, 2010, 10:10 PM ET
By Allen Hopkins | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

Throughout the 2010 FIFA World Cup, veteran soccer commentator Allen Hopkins will be filing frequent updates and observations to ESPNLA.com.

The World Cup is capturing the attention of many top athletes and entertainers. Raiders All-Pro cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha is one of them, as he has a deep-rooted connection to soccer.

Allen Hopkins: Explain your soccer roots.

Nnamdi Asomugha: We grew up with soccer in our house. Both of my parents were born in Nigeria and, ...

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