VP Joe Biden to attend the World Cup this summer in Brazil

Biden will travel to Brazil for the event in June and plans to attend a U.S. national team game.

Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

WASHINGTON (AP) Vice President Joe Biden is planning to be among the attendees at this summer’s World Cup soccer tournament.

The White House announced Monday that Biden would travel to Brazil for the event in June. He also plans to attend a U.S. national team game.

Brazil expects 600,000 foreign visitors and 3 million Brazilian tourists during the monthlong tournament.