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World Cup Fever – part 4   4 comments

Taking a breather from football and enjoying the early morning views from Corcovado, including the Maracana stadium, looking as if a spaceship had landed in the middle of the city.

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World Cup Fever – part 3   4 comments

No wonder Brazilians are great at soccer (futebol), they start early and on the beach, which is much harder than on grass. This kid was already delighting onlookers with impressive shooting skills.

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World Cup Fever – part 2   Leave a comment

 

 

This is what it looks like when the US scores (during Sunday’s game against Portugal). So glad they are through to the next stage, hopefully this will create more soccer fans in the US.

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Posted June 27, 2014 by Lutz Braum in America, People, Travel

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World Cup Fever, part 1   Leave a comment

Never mind that this was at the Belgium-Russia game — these fans were cheering for the US, who were playing later that day, in a totally different stadium and city.

US Soccer fans at Maracana stadium

Posted June 25, 2014 by Lutz Braum in America

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