De Niro Crashes Party to Watch Soccer Game

He was filming in Brooklyn but desperate to watch World Cup

By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff

Posted Jun 26, 2014 2:46 PM CDT

(Newser) – If you're planning a party to watch America's next World Cup game on Tuesday, here's one thing you might try adding to the mix: Robert De Niro. It seems the actor was in Brooklyn filming a movie today, but there was no way he was missing the afternoon match against Germany, explains Business Insider. The film crew got wind of a nearby house having a viewing party, and the hosts soon had an Oscar winner in their midst. Failing that, Warner Bros. was ready to hook up a portable satellite dish on an apartment building and run a cable to the street. BI's Hunter Walker even has the email seeking permission. (Click to read about another famous party crasher, Bill Murray.)

Robert De Niro, during an interview earlier this month.
Robert De Niro, during an interview earlier this month.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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