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Gesell Tobias
July 11, 2014 3:01 PM
Thousands of Argentinians have taken to the streets of Rio de Janeiro to show support for their team, which will play for soccer's World Cup title on Sunday against Germany. VOA's Gesell Tobias has a report from Rio.
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Video Fans Await Sunday's World Cup Final in Brazil

Thousands of Argentinians have taken to the streets of Rio de Janeiro to show support for their team, which will play for soccer's World Cup title on Sunday against Germany. VOA's Gesell Tobias has a report from Rio.
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