World Cup

McDonald's Junior Reporter

We've partnered with McDonald's to find the best junior reporter in the DFW area to cover the 2014 FIFA World Cup from Dallas. The McDonald's Junior Reporter will cover the world's biggest sporting event in a video series to be featured on throughout the duration of the tournament in Brazil.

WATCH: McDonald's Junior Reporter Roundtable Discussion

WATCH: Olivia gives you five things to know about the World Cup

WATCH: Olivia teaches us how 32 teams become one champion

WATCH: Olivia explains how we arrived at 32 teams

WATCH: McDonald's Junior Reporter Introduction

Meet your McDonald's Junior Reporter

Our McDonald's Junior Reporter is fourth grader Olivia Rueckert from McKinney, Texas. Olivia won the coveted Junior Reporter beat thanks to her impressive knowledge of international soccer and her charismatic audition performance (below).


  1. What do you want to be when you grow up?  I would like to be a professional soccer player and then a professional soccer reporter.
  2. What is your favorite movie?  Despicable Me.
  3. If you could be any animal, what would you be?  A Tiger because they're fast and they don't have many predators.
  4. Who is your favorite soccer player?  Lionel Messi.
  5. What is your favorite meal to eat?  Chicken nuggets and French fries.
  6. Do you have any pets? Tell us about them.  We have three dogs.  Their names are Tootsie, Lola and Violet.  Lola is a Border Collie and she's very fast.  Tootsie is a Laboradoodle who loves to eat and Violet is a Chihuahua who screeches for no reason!!!
  7. What is your favorite subject in school?  Science.
  8. What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?  Blue Bell Crazy Kooky Dough.
  9. If a genie gave you one wish, what would you ask for?  My wish would be to meet Lionel Messi!
  10. What is your favorite thing about the summer?  There's no school!!!