Picking the World Cup

We asked our editors and ESPN's all-star roster of commentators to make their picks for who will reach the World Cup final and which team will take it all. It looks like Germany and Brazil could be in a partying mood.

Here are the picks:

espnW editors

Laura Gentile: U.S. vs. Brazil. The winner is Brazil.

Joanne C. Gerstner: Germany vs. Brazil. The winner is Germany.

Kathryn Bertine: Japan vs. U.S. The winner is U.S.

Abby Lorge: Germany vs. Brazil. The winner is Germany.

ESPN World Cup commentators

Briana Scurry, retired U.S. goalie: Germany vs. Brazil. The winner is Brazil.

Tony DiCicco, former U.S. coach: U.S. vs. Brazil. The winner is U.S.

Kate Markgraf, retired U.S. defender: Brazil vs. Germany. The winner is Brazil.

Viola Odebrecht, retired German midfielder: U.S. vs. Germany. The winner is Germany.

Alicia Ferguson, former Australian midfielder: Germany vs. U.S. The winner is Germany.

Cat Whitehill, former U.S. forward: Brazil vs. U.S. The winner is Brazil.

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